vshed.IO.UncShare 1.0.2

.NET Standard 2.0 .NET Framework 4.6.2
dotnet add package vshed.IO.UncShare --version 1.0.2
NuGet\Install-Package vshed.IO.UncShare -Version 1.0.2
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="vshed.IO.UncShare" Version="1.0.2" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add vshed.IO.UncShare --version 1.0.2
#r "nuget: vshed.IO.UncShare, 1.0.2"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install vshed.IO.UncShare as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=vshed.IO.UncShare&version=1.0.2

// Install vshed.IO.UncShare as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=vshed.IO.UncShare&version=1.0.2


.Net library for accessing UNC Shares with an alternative identity without the need to manage mapping and unmapping. This was created to simplify picking up output files from legacy industrial equipment for data analytics.

GitHub release

Example Usage

using vshed.IO.UncShare;


    using (var share = new UncShare(@"\\hostName\networkShareName"
                                    , "userAccount"
                                    , "password"))
        if (share.GetFiles().Length >= 1)
            Console.WriteLine("Files found");
            Console.WriteLine("No files found");
catch (System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception ex)
    if (ex.NativeErrorCode == 53)
        Console.WriteLine("The specified UNC Path could not be found");
    else if ((ex.NativeErrorCode == 86 | ex.NativeErrorCode == 1326)
        Console.WriteLine("The specified Username or Password is invalid");


For a complete list of possible exceptions please reference Microsoft documentation. Currently located here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/openspecs/windows_protocols/ms-erref/18d8fbe8-a967-4f1c-ae50-99ca8e491d2d

Product Versions
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  • .NETFramework 4.6.2

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Version Downloads Last updated
1.0.2 881 10/17/2020
1.0.1 590 3/10/2019
1.0.0 441 3/9/2019

Modified to add support for Net 4.6.2 per request