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GenericIdentity Constructor (String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the GenericIdentity class representing the user with the specified name and authentication type.

Namespace:  System.Security.Principal
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public GenericIdentity(
	string name,
	string type
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The name of the user on whose behalf the code is running.
type
Type: System.String
The type of authentication used to identify the user.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The name parameter is null.

-or-

The type parameter is null.

The following code shows the use of the GenericIdentity constructor. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the GenericIdentity class.


WindowsIdentity windowsIdentity = WindowsIdentity.GetCurrent();

// Construct a GenericIdentity object based on the current Windows
// identity name and authentication type.
string authenticationType = windowsIdentity.AuthenticationType;
string userName = windowsIdentity.Name;
GenericIdentity authenticatedGenericIdentity =
    new GenericIdentity(userName, authenticationType);


.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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