Login.Password Property

Gets the password entered by the user.

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

public virtual string Password { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Password ()

public function get Password () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

The password entered by the user. The default is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The Password property contains the password entered by the user. The password is in clear text. For more information, see Basic Security Practices for Web Applications.

NoteNote:

If you manipulate the UserName or Password properties programmatically, it is important to do so at the correct time during the page life cycle. The values of UserName and Password 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 Password, 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 Password property to a custom authentication method.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">
private bool SiteSpecificAuthenticationMethod(string UserName, string Password)
{
    // Insert code that implements a site-specific custom 
    // authentication method here.
    //
    // This example implementation always returns false.
    return false;
}

private void OnAuthenticate(object sender, AuthenticateEventArgs e)
{
    bool Authenticated = false;
    Authenticated = SiteSpecificAuthenticationMethod(Login1.UserName, Login1.Password);

    e.Authenticated = Authenticated;
}

</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 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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