DirectoryEntry.Invoke Method

Calls a method on the native Active Directory Domain Services object.

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

public Object Invoke(
	string methodName,
	params Object[] args
)

Parameters

methodName
Type: System.String

The name of the method to invoke.

args
Type: System.Object[]

An array of type Object objects that contains the arguments of the method to invoke.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The return value of the invoked method.

ExceptionCondition
DirectoryServicesCOMException

The native method threw a COMException exception.

TargetInvocationException

The native method threw a TargetInvocationException exception. The InnerException property contains a COMException exception that contains information about the actual error that occurred.

If the return value of the native method implements the IADs interface, a corresponding DirectoryEntry is returned. For more information about the IADs interface, see the topic IADs in the MSDN Library at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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