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NetworkCredential.SecurePassword Property

Gets or sets the password as a SecureString instance.

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

public SecureString SecurePassword { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.SecureString
The password for the user name associated with the credentials.


The SecureString class is not supported on this platform.

If an application attempts to set the SecurePassword property to null, a new instance of SecureString is initialized, If secure strings are not supported on this platform, then the NotSupportedException is thrown

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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