GenericIdentity Constructor (String)


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

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

Public Sub New (
	name As String


Type: System.String

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

Exception Condition

The name 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 defaultIdentity As New GenericIdentity("DefaultUser")

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