Gets the password entered by the user.
Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
The property contains the password entered by the user. The password is in clear text. For more information, see Basic Security Practices for Web Applications.
If you manipulate the UserName or properties programmatically, it is important to do so at the correct time during the page life cycle. The values of UserName and are not available during the Page_Load phase, but are during the Pre_Render phase.
Login control properties represented by text boxes, such as UserName and , are accessible during all phases of the page life cycle. The control will pick up any changes made by the end user by means of the TextChanged event triggered by the textboxes.
The following code example passes the property to a custom authentication method.
<%@ Page Language="VB" %> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <script runat="server"> Function SiteSpecificAuthenticationMethod(ByVal UserName As String, ByVal Password As String) As Boolean ' Insert code that implements a site-specific custom ' authentication method here. ' ' This example implementation always returns false. Return False End Function Sub OnAuthenticate(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As AuthenticateEventArgs) Dim Authenticated As Boolean Authenticated = SiteSpecificAuthenticationMethod(Login1.UserName, Login1.Password) e.Authenticated = Authenticated End Sub </script> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" > <head runat="server"> <title>ASP.NET Example</title> </head> <body> <form id="form1" runat="server"> <asp:Login id="Login1" runat="server" OnAuthenticate="OnAuthenticate"> </asp:Login> </form> </body> </html>
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.