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C Sharp Access network shared folder with username and password

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Accessing network share file using PInvoke.

Code to access network shared file[edit | edit source]

 public class NetworkConnection : IDisposable
        string _networkName;

        public NetworkConnection(string networkName,
            NetworkCredential credentials)
            _networkName = networkName;

            var netResource = new NetResource()
                Scope = ResourceScope.GlobalNetwork,
                ResourceType = ResourceType.Disk,
                DisplayType = ResourceDisplaytype.Share,
                RemoteName = networkName

            var userName = string.IsNullOrEmpty(credentials.Domain)
                ? credentials.UserName
                : string.Format(@"{0}\{1}", credentials.Domain, credentials.UserName);

            var result = WNetAddConnection2(

            if (result != 0)
                throw new Win32Exception(result);


    public void Dispose()

    protected virtual void Dispose(bool disposing)
        WNetCancelConnection2(_networkName, 0, true);

    private static extern int WNetAddConnection2(NetResource netResource,
        string password, string username, int flags);

    private static extern int WNetCancelConnection2(string name, int flags,
        bool force);

public class NetResource
    public ResourceScope Scope;
    public ResourceType ResourceType;
    public ResourceDisplaytype DisplayType;
    public int Usage;
    public string LocalName;
    public string RemoteName;
    public string Comment;
    public string Provider;

public enum ResourceScope : int
    Connected = 1,

public enum ResourceType : int
    Any = 0,
    Disk = 1,
    Print = 2,
    Reserved = 8,

public enum ResourceDisplaytype : int
    Generic = 0x0,
    Domain = 0x01,
    Server = 0x02,
    Share = 0x03,
    File = 0x04,
    Group = 0x05,
    Network = 0x06,
    Root = 0x07,
    Shareadmin = 0x08,
    Directory = 0x09,
    Tree = 0x0a,
    Ndscontainer = 0x0b