.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5
Specifies the possible scopes for a directory search that is performed using the DirectorySearcher object.
Assembly: System.DirectoryServices (in System.DirectoryServices.dll)
|Limits the search to the base object. The result contains a maximum of one object. When the AttributeScopeQuery property is specified for a search, the scope of the search must be set to .|
|Searches the immediate child objects of the base object, excluding the base object.|
|Searches the whole subtree, including the base object and all its child objects. If the scope of a directory search is not specified, a type of search is performed.|