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By default, aliases are dereferenced to locate the base object for the search, but not when searching subordinates of the base object. Change this by specifying Deref with one of the following case-sensitive values:
  • never
    Do not dereference aliases in searching or in locating the base object of the search.
  • search
    Dereference aliases in subordinates of the base object in searching, but not in locating the base object of the search.
  • find
    Dereference aliases in locating the base object of the search, but not when searching subordinates of the base object. This is the default.
  • always
    Dereference aliases both in searching and in locating the base object of the search.
Note
Usually, there is no need to use this parameter.