SearchAllDirectories (Directory - Java)

Read-write. Indicates if all directories will be searched by lookups.

Note: This property is new with Release 8

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To get: public boolean getSearchAllDirectories() throws NotesException

To set: public void setSearchAllDirectories(boolean flag) throws NotesException

Legal values

  • True (default) indicates lookups will search all directories.
  • False indicates lookups will stop searching after the first directory containing the specified view name.


This property works with the GroupAuthorizationOnly and TrustedOnly properties to limit which directories are searched in a lookup.