A DomainDescription is a tuple containing the union of all elements of an NCDescription tuple (section and a DomainDescriptionElements tuple (section It describes a domain NC in the forest and the changes to be performed as part of the NC Rename operation. Because a DomainDescription is a superset of an NCDescription, wherever a tuple of type NCDescription is specified in a production rule (see, a tuple of type DomainDescription can be used. A similar statement can be made for a tuple of type DomainDescriptionElements.

When used as an NCDescription, the elements from DomainDescriptionElements are ignored, and vice versa.