Utils.FindMVEntries Method

The FindMVEntries (String, String, String) method is a static method that retrieves the metaverse entries in the specified collation order.


public MVEntry[] FindMVEntries(
  String attributeName,
  String value,
  String collationOrder
Public Function FindMVEntries( _
  ByVal attributeName As String, _
  ByVal value As String, _
  ByVal collationOrder As String _
) As MVEntry[]


  • attributeName
    Contains the name of the metaverse attribute to retrieve.

  • value
    Contains a string that the attribute identified by attributeName must contain.

  • collationOrder
    Contains a string that specifies the collation order. This string takes the form of the collation strings provided by the fn_helpcollations SQL function.

Return Value

Returns an array of MVEntry objects that represent the metaverse entries found in the search.


Exception type Condition

The attributeName or value parameter is null.


The value represented by the value parameter cannot be converted to the data type of the attribute identified by attributeName.


This method will throw an InvalidOperationException exception and the management agent run profile will stop with a status of stopped-extension-dll-exception if called from the following methods:


Product ILM 2007 FP1
Namespace Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices
Assembly Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices
.NET Framework .NET Framework 2.0

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