System.DirectoryServices 5.0.0 Prefix Reserved

There is a newer prerelease version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.

Requires NuGet 2.12 or higher.

Install-Package System.DirectoryServices -Version 5.0.0
dotnet add package System.DirectoryServices --version 5.0.0
<PackageReference Include="System.DirectoryServices" Version="5.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add System.DirectoryServices --version 5.0.0
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#r "nuget: System.DirectoryServices, 5.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install System.DirectoryServices as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=System.DirectoryServices&version=5.0.0

// Install System.DirectoryServices as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=System.DirectoryServices&version=5.0.0
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Provides easy access to Active Directory Domain Services.

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When using NuGet 3.x this package requires at least version 3.4.

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6.0.0-preview.6.21352.12 7,062 7/14/2021
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6.0.0-preview.4.21253.7 18,829 5/24/2021
6.0.0-preview.3.21201.4 8,262 4/8/2021
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5.0.0-rc.2.20475.5 9,295 10/13/2020
5.0.0-rc.1.20451.14 9,756 9/14/2020
5.0.0-preview.8.20407.11 5,423 8/25/2020
5.0.0-preview.7.20364.11 17,215 7/21/2020
5.0.0-preview.6.20305.6 5,869 6/25/2020
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5.0.0-preview.3.20214.6 10,159 4/23/2020
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4.7.0-preview2.19523.17 6,964 11/1/2019
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4.5.0 6,785,197 5/29/2018
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