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NetworkCredential Constructor (String, SecureString)

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

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

public NetworkCredential(
	string userName,
	SecureString password
)

Parameters

userName
Type: System.String

The user name associated with the credentials.

password
Type: System.Security.SecureString

The password for the user name associated with the credentials.

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The SecureString class is not supported on this platform.

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

The password parameter is a SecureString instance.

If this constructor is called with the password parameter set 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: 4.5, 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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