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NetworkCredential.Password Property

Gets or sets the password for the user name associated with the credentials.

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

'Declaration
Public Property Password As String
'Usage
Dim instance As NetworkCredential
Dim value As String

value = instance.Password

instance.Password = value
/** @property */
public String get_Password ()

/** @property */
public void set_Password (String value)

public function get Password () : String

public function set Password (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The password associated with the credentials. If this NetworkCredential instance was constructed with a null password, then the Password property will return an empty string.

The following code example uses the Password property to set the password associated with the credentials.

' Create an empty instance of the NetworkCredential class.
Dim myCredentials As New NetworkCredential("", "", "")
myCredentials.Domain = domain
myCredentials.UserName = username
myCredentials.Password = passwd

' Create a WebRequest with the specified URL. 
Dim myWebRequest As WebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url)
myWebRequest.Credentials = myCredentials
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + ControlChars.Cr + "User Credentials:- Domain : {0} , UserName : {1} , Password : {2}", myCredentials.Domain, myCredentials.UserName, myCredentials.Password)

' Send the request and wait for a response.
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + ControlChars.Cr + "Request to Url is sent.Waiting for response...Please wait ...")
Dim myWebResponse As WebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse()
' Process the response.
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + "Response received sucessfully")
' Release the resources of the response object.
myWebResponse.Close()

// Create an empty instance of the NetworkCredential class.
NetworkCredential myCredentials = new NetworkCredential("", "", "");
myCredentials.set_Domain(domain);
myCredentials.set_UserName(userName);
myCredentials.set_Password(passwd);
// Create a WebRequest with the specified URL. 
WebRequest myWebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url);
myWebRequest.set_Credentials(myCredentials);
Console.WriteLine("\n\nUser Credentials:- Domain : {0} , "
    + "UserName : {1} , Password : {2}",
    myCredentials.get_Domain(), myCredentials.get_UserName(), 
    myCredentials.get_Password());
// Send the request and wait for a response.
Console.WriteLine("\n\nRequest to Url is sent.Waiting for "
    + "response...Please wait...");
WebResponse myWebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse();
// Process the response.
Console.WriteLine("\nResponse received sucessfully");
// Release the resources of the response object.
myWebResponse.Close();

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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