DomainController.EnableGlobalCatalog Method

Promotes this domain controller to a global catalog server.

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

[DirectoryServicesPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
[DirectoryServicesPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
public virtual GlobalCatalog EnableGlobalCatalog()

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.GlobalCatalog
A GlobalCatalog object that represents the global catalog server.

ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

The current object has been disposed.

The GlobalCatalog.DisableGlobalCatalog method is used to demote the domain controller from a global catalog server.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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