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AuthenticablePrincipal.SetPassword Method

Sets the account password to the specified value.

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

public void SetPassword(
	string newPassword
)

Parameters

newPassword
Type: System.String

The new password.

ExceptionCondition
PasswordException

Throws an exception if the caller does not have appropriate rights, the new password does not meet password complexity requirements, or for any other reason that the underlying stores reject the password change.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.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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