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ServerActiveDirectory Class
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ServerActiveDirectory Class

The ServerActiveDirectory object provides programmatic access to the Active Directory functionality.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)

public sealed class ServerActiveDirectory : SqlSmoObject
public final class ServerActiveDirectory extends SqlSmoObject
public final class ServerActiveDirectory extends SqlSmoObject

The ServerActiveDirectory object allows you to:

  • Register an instance of Microsoft SQL Server in the Active Directory as a Service Control Point (SCP) with the option to list all databases.

  • Update the SQL Server registration information in Active Directory.

  • Mark the SQL Server registration as inactive.

  • Delete the SQL Server registration information from Active Directory.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.


Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

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