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DirectoryServer.MoveToAnotherSite Method

Moves the directory server to another site within the forest or configuration set.

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

public void MoveToAnotherSite(
	string siteName


Type: System.String

The name of the site within the domain to which to move the directory server.


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


siteName is null.


siteName is an empty string.


The object has been disposed.

If the directory server is a domain controller, this method will move the domain controller to a different site in the forest. If the directory server is an AD LDS instance, this method will move the AD LDS instance to a different site in the configuration set.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0