DirectoryAttribute.CopyTo Method

The CopyTo method copies the entire collection to a one-dimensional array, starting at the specified index of the target array.

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

public void CopyTo(
	Object[] array,
	int index


Type: System.Object[]

A one-dimensional array that is the destination of the elements copied from the DirectoryAttribute object.

Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index of array where the copying begins.


array contains a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


index is less than zero.


This exception can occur under one of the following conditions:

  • array is multidimensional

  • index is equal to, or greater than, the length of array

  • The number of elements in the source DirectoryControlCollection is greater than the space available from index to the end of the destination array.


The type of the source DirectoryControlCollection cannot be cast automatically to the type of the destination array.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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