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DomainController.TransferRoleOwnership Method

Causes ownership of the specified role to be transferred to this domain controller.

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

public void TransferRoleOwnership(
	ActiveDirectoryRole role


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.ActiveDirectoryRole
One of the ActiveDirectoryRole members that specifies which role will be transferred to this domain controller.


role is not valid.


The current object has been disposed.

.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.