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DomainController.SyncReplicaFromAllServers Method

Causes this domain controller to synchronize the specified partition with all other domain controllers.

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

[DirectoryServicesPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
[DirectoryServicesPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
public override void SyncReplicaFromAllServers(
	string partition,
	SyncFromAllServersOptions options


Type: System.String
The distinguished name of the partition for the domain controller to synchronize.
Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.SyncFromAllServersOptions
A combination of one or more of the SyncFromAllServersOptions members.


partition is null.


partition is not valid.


The current object has been disposed.


An error occurred in the synchronization operation.

By default, the replication will only occur with the other domain controllers in the same site. If the options parameter contains the CrossSite value, then the replication will occur with all domain controllers in the forest.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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