Returns the hierarchical group profile for a group with the specified name in the computer zone.


IHierarchicalGroup GetGroupUnixProfileByName(string name)


Specify the following parameter when using this method:

Parameter Description


The name of the UNIX group profile for which you want to retrieve information.

Return value

The profile for the specified group name, or null if no profile is found.


The name you specify should be the UNIX group name for the group if it differs from the Active Directory name for the group.


GetGroupUnixProfileByName may throw one of the following exceptions:

  • ArgumentNullException if the specified parameter value is null or empty.
  • NotSupportedException if the computer zone schema is not supported.
  • ApplicationException if there is more than one group with the specified name in the zone.