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NetworkCredential.UserName Property

Gets or sets the user name associated with the credentials.

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

'Declaration
Public Property UserName As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The user name associated with the credentials.

The following code example uses the UserName property to set the user name 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()


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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