Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 Developer Reference

Utils.FindMVEntries (String, Byte[], Int32)

The FindMVEntries (String, Byte[], Int32) method is a static method that retrieves the metaverse entries with the specified byte array attribute value and maximum number of results.
public MVEntry[] FindMVEntries(
  String attributeName,
  Byte[] value,
  Int32 maxResults
[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function FindMVEntries( _
  ByVal attributeName As String, _
  ByVal value() As Byte, _
  ByVal maxResults As Int32 _
) As MVEntry[]


Contains the name of the metaverse attribute to retrieve.
Contains an array of bytes that the attribute identified by attributeName must contain.
Contains the maximum number of metaverse entries to retrieve.

Return Values

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


Exception type Condition
ArgumentNullException The attributeName or value parameter is null.
ArgumentOutOfRangeException The maxResults parameter is less than or equal to zero.
InvalidOperationException 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 and throw the stopped-extension-dll-exception if called from the following methods:

For more information about the stopped-extension-dll-exception, see Return Strings.


Product: Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003
Namespace: Defined in Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices.
Assembly: Requires Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices (in Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices.dll).
.NET Framework: Requires .NET Framework 1.1.

See Also

MVEntry, Return Strings, Utils