DirectoryEntry Constructor (String, String, String, AuthenticationTypes)

DirectoryEntry.DirectoryEntry(String, String, String, AuthenticationTypes) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the DirectoryEntry class.

Namespace: System.DirectoryServices
Assembly: System.DirectoryServices (in system.directoryservices.dll)

Public Sub New ( _
	path As String, _
	username As String, _
	password As String, _
	authenticationType As AuthenticationTypes _
Dim path As String
Dim username As String
Dim password As String
Dim authenticationType As AuthenticationTypes

Dim instance As New DirectoryEntry(path, username, password, authenticationType)
public DirectoryEntry (
	String path, 
	String username, 
	String password, 
	AuthenticationTypes authenticationType
public function DirectoryEntry (
	path : String, 
	username : String, 
	password : String, 
	authenticationType : AuthenticationTypes
Not applicable.



The user name to use when authenticating the client. The Username property is initialized to this value.


One of the AuthenticationTypes values. The AuthenticationType property is initialized to this value.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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, 1.1, 1.0

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