Domain.RaiseDomainFunctionality Method (DomainMode)

 

Raises the mode of operation for the domain.

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

public void RaiseDomainFunctionality(
	DomainMode domainMode
)

Parameters

domainMode
Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DomainMode

An DomainMode enumeration value that specifies the new operation level for the domain.

Exception Condition
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 domain, the value specified for domainMode is not valid.

InvalidEnumArgumentException

domainMode is not a valid DomainMode enumeration value.

ObjectDisposedException

The object has been disposed.

UnauthorizedAccessException

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

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

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

The following table defines the valid values for domainMode based on the current operating mode of the domain.

Current mode

Mode can be raised to

Windows2000MixedDomain

Windows2000NativeDomain

Windows2003InterimDomain

Windows2003Domain

Windows2000NativeDomain

Windows2003Domain

Windows2003InterimDomain

Windows2003Domain

Windows2003Domain

None

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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