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DomainController::SeizeRoleOwnership Method

Causes this domain controller to take ownership of the specified role.

Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices (in System.DirectoryServices.dll)

void SeizeRoleOwnership(
	ActiveDirectoryRole role


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory::ActiveDirectoryRole

One of the ActiveDirectoryRole members that specifies which role the domain controller should take ownership of.


role is not valid.


The current object has been disposed.

This method is a destructive operation because it causes the role to be taken without the cooperation of the server that currently holds the role. The DomainController::TransferRoleOwnership method should be used instead whenever possible.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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