PrincipalContext.ContextType Property


Gets the context type that specifies the type of store for the principal context.

 property System::DirectoryServices::AccountManagement::ContextType ContextType { System::DirectoryServices::AccountManagement::ContextType get(); };
public System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.ContextType ContextType { get; }
member this.ContextType : System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.ContextType
Public ReadOnly Property ContextType As ContextType

Property Value


A ContextType enumeration value specifying the type of target to connect to.


This property is used when the application does not directly create the principal context and specify the context type. For example, when the application enumerates group membership, this property can be used to determine the type of store to which the principal belongs.

Applies to