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DirectoryContext Constructor (DirectoryContextType, String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the DirectoryContext class of the specified type that contains the specified user name and password.

Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices (in System.DirectoryServices.dll)
public DirectoryContext(
	DirectoryContextType contextType,
	string username,
	string password
)

Parameters

contextType
Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContextType

One of the DirectoryContextType members that specifies the type of context to create. For this constructor, this parameter must be System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContextType or System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContextType.

username
Type: System.String

The user name to use for access.

password
Type: System.String

The password to use for access.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

contextType is not valid.

PlatformNotSupportedException

This class does not work on the current platform.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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