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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
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	userName As String, _
	password As String _
)

Parameters

userName
Type: System.String

The user name associated with the credentials.

password
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 constructor  to create an instance of NetworkCredential with the 
' specified user name and password. 
Dim myCredentials As New NetworkCredential(username, passwd)
' Create a WebRequest with the specified URL.  
Dim myWebRequest As WebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url)
myCredentials.Domain = domain
myWebRequest.Credentials = myCredentials
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + ControlChars.Cr + "Credentials Domain : {0} , UserName : {1} , Password : {2}", myCredentials.Domain, myCredentials.UserName, myCredentials.Password)
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + ControlChars.Cr + "Request to Url is sent.Waiting for response...")
' Send the request and wait for a response. 
Dim myWebResponse As WebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse()
' Process the response.
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + "Response received successfully.")
' Release the resources of the response object.
myWebResponse.Close()

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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