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ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider.GetPassword Method

Returns the password of the specified user from the database. The ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider class does not support this method.

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

public override string GetPassword(
	string username,
	string passwordAnswer


Type: System.String

The user to retrieve the password for.

Type: System.String

The password answer for the user.

Return Value

Type: System.String
Always throws a NotSupportedException exception.


The ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider does not support password retrieval.

The ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider class does not support returning the user's password.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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