SeizeRoleOwnership Method

DomainController.SeizeRoleOwnership Method (ActiveDirectoryRole)


Causes this domain controller to take ownership of the specified role.

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

Public Sub SeizeRoleOwnership (
	role As ActiveDirectoryRole


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.ActiveDirectoryRole

One of the ActiveDirectoryRole members that specifies which role the domain controller should take ownership of.

Exception Condition

role is not valid.


The current object has been disposed.

This method is a destructive operation because it causes the role to be taken without the cooperation of the server that currently holds the role. The DomainController.TransferRoleOwnership method should be used instead whenever possible.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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