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DirectoryEntry.Rename Method

Changes the name of this DirectoryEntry object.

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

public void Rename(
	string newName


Type: System.String

The new name of the entry.


This will also affect the path that is used to refer to this entry.

If UsePropertyCache is true, be sure to call the CommitChanges method on the new object to make the move permanent.

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, 1.1, 1.0