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NetworkCredential Constructor (String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the NetworkCredential class with the specified user name and password.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assemblies:   System.Net.Primitives (in System.Net.Primitives.dll)
  System (in System.dll)

public NetworkCredential(
	string userName,
	string password


Type: System.String

The user name associated with the credentials.

Type: System.String

The password for the user name associated with the credentials.

The constructor initializes a NetworkCredential object with the UserName property set to userName and the Password property set to password.

The following code example creates a NetworkCredential object using the specified user name and password.

 // Call the onstructor  to create an instance of NetworkCredential with the  
 // specified user name and password.
 NetworkCredential myCredentials = new NetworkCredential(username,passwd);

// Create a WebRequest with the specified URL. 
WebRequest myWebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url);
myCredentials.Domain = domain;
myWebRequest.Credentials = myCredentials;
Console.WriteLine("\n\nCredentials Domain : {0} , UserName : {1} , Password : {2}",
myCredentials.Domain, myCredentials.UserName, myCredentials.Password);
Console.WriteLine("\n\nRequest to Url is sent.Waiting for response...");

// Send the request and wait for a response.
WebResponse myWebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse(); 

// Process the response.
Console.WriteLine("\nResponse received successfully.");
// Release the resources of the response object.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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