DirectorySearcher.Tombstone Property


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the search should also return deleted objects that match the search filter.

 property bool Tombstone { bool get(); void set(bool value); };
public bool Tombstone { get; set; }
member this.Tombstone : bool with get, set
Public Property Tombstone As Boolean

Property Value

true if deleted objects should be included in the search; false otherwise. The default value is false.



The following C# example shows how to set the Tombstone property to true.

using System.DirectoryServices;  
// Create a DirectorySearcher object.  
DirectorySearcher src = new DirectorySearcher("(isDeleted=true)");  
//Set the Tombstone property to true.  
src.Tombstone = true;  
//Use the FindAll method to get search results.  
SearchResultCollection res = src.FindAll();  

Applies to