The object provides programmatic access to the Active Directory functionality.
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)
The object allows you to do the following:
Register an instance of Microsoft SQL Server in Active Directory as a Service Control Point (SCP) with the option to list all databases.
Update the SQL Server registration information in Active Directory.
Mark the SQL Server registration as inactive.
Delete the SQL Server registration information from Active Directory.
Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are safe for multithreaded operations. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.