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Annoying error using System.DirectoryServices and IIS App Pools

If you get the following error when manipulating IIS with System.DirectoryServices System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException was unhandled Message=Unknown error (0×80005000) Source=System.DirectoryServices ErrorCode=-2147463168 StackTrace: at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.Bind(Boolean throwIfFail) at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.Bind() at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.get_IsContainer() at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntries.CheckIsContainer() at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntries.Find(String name, String schemaClassName) Don’t forget to install the following role features -> IIS 6 Management Compatability -> IIS 6 Metabase Compatability. I completely forgot [...]

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