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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
Assemblies:   System.Net.Primitives (in System.Net.Primitives.dll)
  System (in System.dll)

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	userName As String, _
	password As String _
)

Parameters

userName
Type: System.String

The user name associated with the credentials.

password
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 constructor  to create an instance of NetworkCredential with the 
' specified user name and password. 
Dim myCredentials As New NetworkCredential(username, passwd)
' Create a WebRequest with the specified URL.  
Dim myWebRequest As WebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url)
myCredentials.Domain = domain
myWebRequest.Credentials = myCredentials
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + ControlChars.Cr + "Credentials Domain : {0} , UserName : {1} , Password : {2}", myCredentials.Domain, myCredentials.UserName, myCredentials.Password)
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + ControlChars.Cr + "Request to Url is sent.Waiting for response...")
' Send the request and wait for a response. 
Dim myWebResponse As WebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse()
' Process the response.
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + "Response received successfully.")
' Release the resources of the response object.
myWebResponse.Close()

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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