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Forest.RaiseForestFunctionality Method

Raises the mode of operation for the forest.

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

public void RaiseForestFunctionality (
	ForestMode forestMode
)
public void RaiseForestFunctionality (
	ForestMode forestMode
)
public function RaiseForestFunctionality (
	forestMode : ForestMode
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

forestMode

A ForestMode enumeration value that specifies the new operation level for the forest.

Exception typeCondition

ActiveDirectoryOperationException

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

ActiveDirectoryServerDownException

The target server is either busy or unavailable.

ArgumentException

Based on the current operating mode of the forest, the value specified for forestMode is not valid.

InvalidEnumArgumentException

forestMode is not a valid ForestMode enumeration value.

ObjectDisposedException

The object has been disposed.

UnauthorizedAccessException

The specified account does not have permission to perform this operation.

The ForestMode value can be raised but not lowered. This means that raising the functionality level of the forest is not reversible and the decision to do this should be made carefully.

For more information about forest operational modes, see Domain and forest functionality.

The following table defines the valid values for forestMode based on the current operating mode of the forest.

Current mode

Mode can be raised to

Windows2000Forest

Windows2003InterimForest

Windows2003Forest

Windows2003InterimForest

Windows2003Forest

Windows2003Forest

None

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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