GenericIdentity Constructor (String, String)

 

Initializes a new instance of the GenericIdentity class representing the user with the specified name and authentication type.

Namespace:   System.Security.Principal
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Sub New (
	name As String,
	type As String
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the user on whose behalf the code is running.

type
Type: System.String

The type of authentication used to identify the user.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The name parameter is null.

-or-

The type parameter is null.

The following code shows the use of the GenericIdentity constructor. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the GenericIdentity class.

Dim windowsIdentity As WindowsIdentity = windowsIdentity.GetCurrent()

' Construct a GenericIdentity object based on the current Windows
' identity name and authentication type.
Dim authenticationType As String = windowsIdentity.AuthenticationType
Dim userName As String = windowsIdentity.Name
Dim authenticatedGenericIdentity As _
    New GenericIdentity(userName, authenticationType)

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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