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NetworkCredential.Domain Property

Gets or sets the domain or computer name that verifies the credentials.

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

'Declaration
Public Property Domain As String
'Usage
Dim instance As NetworkCredential
Dim value As String

value = instance.Domain

instance.Domain = value
/** @property */
public String get_Domain ()

/** @property */
public void set_Domain (String value)

public function get Domain () : String

public function set Domain (value : String)

Property Value

The name of the domain associated with the credentials.

The Domain property specifies the domain or realm to which the user name belongs. Typically, this is the host computer name where the application runs or the user domain for the currently logged in user.

The following code example uses the Domain property to set the domain associated with the credentials.

' Create an empty instance of the NetworkCredential class.
Dim myCredentials As New NetworkCredential("", "", "")
myCredentials.Domain = domain
myCredentials.UserName = username
myCredentials.Password = passwd

' Create a WebRequest with the specified URL. 
Dim myWebRequest As WebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url)
myWebRequest.Credentials = myCredentials
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + ControlChars.Cr + "User Credentials:- Domain : {0} , UserName : {1} , Password : {2}", myCredentials.Domain, myCredentials.UserName, myCredentials.Password)

' Send the request and wait for a response.
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + ControlChars.Cr + "Request to Url is sent.Waiting for response...Please wait ...")
Dim myWebResponse As WebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse()
' Process the response.
Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + "Response received sucessfully")
' Release the resources of the response object.
myWebResponse.Close()

// Create an empty instance of the NetworkCredential class.
NetworkCredential myCredentials = new NetworkCredential("", "", "");
myCredentials.set_Domain(domain);
myCredentials.set_UserName(userName);
myCredentials.set_Password(passwd);
// Create a WebRequest with the specified URL. 
WebRequest myWebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url);
myWebRequest.set_Credentials(myCredentials);
Console.WriteLine("\n\nUser Credentials:- Domain : {0} , "
    + "UserName : {1} , Password : {2}",
    myCredentials.get_Domain(), myCredentials.get_UserName(), 
    myCredentials.get_Password());
// Send the request and wait for a response.
Console.WriteLine("\n\nRequest to Url is sent.Waiting for "
    + "response...Please wait...");
WebResponse myWebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse();
// Process the response.
Console.WriteLine("\nResponse received sucessfully");
// Release the resources of the response object.
myWebResponse.Close();

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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