ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider.GetPassword Method

Returns the password of the specified user from the database. The ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider class does not support this method.

Namespace: System.Web.Security
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public override string GetPassword (
	string username,
	string passwordAnswer
public String GetPassword (
	String username, 
	String passwordAnswer
public override function GetPassword (
	username : String, 
	passwordAnswer : String
) : String
Not applicable.



The user to retrieve the password for.


The password answer for the user.

Return Value

Always throws a NotSupportedException exception.

Exception typeCondition


The ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider does not support password retrieval.

The ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider class does not support returning the user's password.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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