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Updated: August 22, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2

Contains elements to specify the attributes to include or exclude in a search.





Child Elements



Parent Elements


Child Element Sequence

The tree shows the ordering and number of child elements. Child elements in a Sequence must appear in the order given and child elements in a Choice are mutually exclusive. Sequences and Choices can be nested. Element names are followed by the minimum and maximum occurrences.

    include (Minimum = 0; Maximum = many)
    exclude (Minimum = 0; Maximum = many)

Element Information


Can be empty



If this element does not contain any child elements, then all attributes are included in the search.

Attributes can either be included or excluded, but not both. If one or more attributes are included, only those object attributes are included in the search. If one or more attributes are excluded, all attributes are included in the search except those that are specifically excluded.

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