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AuthenticablePrincipal.ChangePassword Method

Changes the account password from the old password to the new password. Do not use this with a ComputerPrincipal.

Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement (in System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.dll)

public void ChangePassword(
	string oldPassword,
	string newPassword
)

Parameters

oldPassword
Type: System.String

The password that is changed.

newPassword
Type: System.String

The new password.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The principal has not been persisted.

PasswordException

The new password does not meet the complexity requirements.

NotSupportedException

The principal is not a user.

This method is not intended for computer principals. Calling this with a ComputerPrincipal will cause a NotSupportedException to be thrown.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5

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