PrincipalContext Constructor (ContextType, String, String, String)

 

Initializes a new instance of the PrincipalContext class with the specified context type, name, username, and password.

Namespace:   System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement (in System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.dll)

public PrincipalContext(
	ContextType contextType,
	string name,
	string userName,
	string password
)

Parameters

contextType
Type: System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.ContextType

A ContextType enumeration value specifying the type of store for the principal context.

name
Type: System.String

The name of the domain or server for Domain context types, the machine name for Machine context types, or the name of the server and port hosting the ApplicationDirectory instance.

If the name is null for a Domain context type this context is a domain controller for the domain of the user principal under which the thread is running. If the name is null for a Machine context type, this is the local machine name. This parameter cannot be null for ApplicationDirectory context types.

userName
Type: System.String

The username used to connect to the store. If the username and password parameters are both null, the default credentials of the current principal are used. Otherwise, both username and password must be non-null, and the credentials they specify are used to connect to the store.

password
Type: System.String

The password used to connect to the store. If the username and password parameters are both null, the default credentials of the current principal are used. Otherwise, both username and password must be non-null, and the credentials they specify are used to connect to the store.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

The username and password parameters must either be null or contain a value.

A name must be specified when ApplicationDirectory is specified in the contextType parameter.

InvalidEnumArgumentException

The contextType parameter does not contain a valid ContextType enumeration value.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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