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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)

public string Password { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The password associated with the credentials. If this NetworkCredential instance was initialized with the password parameter set to null, 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.
    NetworkCredential myCredentials = new NetworkCredential("","","");
    myCredentials.Domain = domain;
    myCredentials.UserName = username;
    myCredentials.Password = passwd;

    // Create a WebRequest with the specified URL. 
    WebRequest myWebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url); 
    myWebRequest.Credentials = myCredentials;
    Console.WriteLine("\n\nUser Credentials:- Domain : {0} , UserName : {1} , Password : {2}",myCredentials.Domain,myCredentials.UserName,myCredentials.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();



.NET Framework

Supported in: 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

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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