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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.

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