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NTAccount Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the NTAccount class by using the specified name.

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

public NTAccount(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name used to create the NTAccount object. This parameter cannot be null or an empty string.


name is null.


name is an empty string.


name is too long.

The specified name is not required to correspond to an existing account or group, but translation into other IdentityReference-derived types will not be possible unless the account or group does exist.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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