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DirectoryServer.MoveToAnotherSite Method

Moves the directory server to another site within the forest or configuration set.

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

public void MoveToAnotherSite (
	string siteName
public void MoveToAnotherSite (
	String siteName
public function MoveToAnotherSite (
	siteName : String
Not applicable.



The name of the site within the domain to which to move the directory server.

Exception typeCondition


A call to the underlying directory service resulted in an error.


siteName is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


siteName is an empty string.


The object has been disposed.

If the directory server is a domain controller, this method will move the domain controller to a different site in the forest. If the directory server is an AD LDS instance, this method will move the AD LDS instance to a different site in the configuration set.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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