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NetworkCredential Constructor (String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the NetworkCredential class with the specified user name and password.

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

public NetworkCredential(
	string userName,
	string password


Type: System.String
The user name associated with the credentials.
Type: System.String
The password for the user name associated with the credentials.

The constructor initializes a NetworkCredential object with the UserName property set to userName and the Password property set to password.

The following code example creates a NetworkCredential object using the specified user name and password.

 // Call the onstructor  to create an instance of NetworkCredential with the 
 // specified user name and password.
 NetworkCredential myCredentials = new NetworkCredential(username,passwd);

// Create a WebRequest with the specified URL. 
WebRequest myWebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url);
myCredentials.Domain = domain;
myWebRequest.Credentials = myCredentials;
Console.WriteLine("\n\nCredentials Domain : {0} , UserName : {1} , Password : {2}",
myCredentials.Domain, myCredentials.UserName, myCredentials.Password);
Console.WriteLine("\n\nRequest to Url is sent.Waiting for response...");

// Send the request and wait for a response.
WebResponse myWebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse(); 

// Process the response.
Console.WriteLine("\nResponse received successfully.");
// Release the resources of the response object.

.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.