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ChangePassword Method

AuthenticablePrincipal.ChangePassword Method

Changes the account password from the old password to the new password. Do not use this with a ComputerPrincipal.

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

public void ChangePassword(
	string oldPassword,
	string newPassword
)

Parameters

oldPassword
Type: System.String

The password that is changed.

newPassword
Type: System.String

The new password.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The principal has not been persisted.

PasswordException

The new password does not meet the complexity requirements.

NotSupportedException

The principal is not a user.

This method is not intended for computer principals. Calling this with a ComputerPrincipal will cause a NotSupportedException to be thrown.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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