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Uri.UserInfo Property

Gets the user name, password, or other user-specific information associated with the specified URI.

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

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property UserInfo As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String that contains the user information associated with the URI. The returned value does not include the '@' character reserved for delimiting the user information part of the URI.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

This instance represents a relative URI, and this property is valid only for absolute URIs.

The value returned by this property is usually in the format "userName:password".

The following example creates a Uri instance and writes the user information to the console.

Dim uriAddress As New Uri("http://user:password@www.contoso.com/index.htm ")
    Console.WriteLine(uriAddress.UserInfo)
    Console.WriteLine("Fully Escaped {0}", IIf(uriAddress.UserEscaped, "yes", "no")) 'TODO: For performance reasons this should be changed to nested IF statements

End Sub 'SampleUserInfo 

.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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