DirectoryContext Constructor (DirectoryContextType, String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the DirectoryContext class of the specified type that contains the specified user name and password.

Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices (in System.DirectoryServices.dll)

public DirectoryContext(
	DirectoryContextType contextType,
	string username,
	string password
)

Parameters

contextType
Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContextType

One of the DirectoryContextType members that specifies the type of context to create. For this constructor, this parameter must be System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContextType or System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContextType.

username
Type: System.String

The user name to use for access.

password
Type: System.String

The password to use for access.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

contextType is not valid.

PlatformNotSupportedException

This class does not work on the current platform.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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