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
public void MoveTo (
	DirectoryEntry newParent
public function MoveTo (
	newParent : DirectoryEntry
Not applicable.



The parent to which you want to move this entry.

Exception typeCondition


The specified DirectoryEntry is not a container.

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

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, 1.1, 1.0

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