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DirectoryEntry.MoveTo Method (DirectoryEntry)

Moves this DirectoryEntry object to the specified parent.

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

public void MoveTo(
	DirectoryEntry newParent


Type: System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry
The parent to which you want to move this entry.


The specified DirectoryEntry is not a container.

If UsePropertyCache is true, call the CommitChanges method on the new object to make the move permanent.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.