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DirectorySearcher Constructor (DirectoryEntry, String, String[], SearchScope)

Initializes a new instance of the DirectorySearcher class with the specified search root, search filter, properties to retrieve, and search scope.

Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices (in System.DirectoryServices.dll)

public DirectorySearcher(
	DirectoryEntry searchRoot,
	string filter,
	string[] propertiesToLoad,
	SearchScope scope


Type: System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry

The node in the Active Directory Domain Services hierarchy where the search starts. The SearchRoot property is initialized to this value.

Type: System.String

The search filter string in Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) format. The Filter property is initialized to this value.

Type: System.String[]

The set of properties to retrieve during the search. The PropertiesToLoad property is initialized to this value.

Type: System.DirectoryServices.SearchScope

The scope of the search that is observed by the server. The SearchScope property is initialized to this value.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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