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NetworkCredential.GetCredential Method (Uri, String)

Returns an instance of the NetworkCredential class for the specified Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) and authentication type.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public NetworkCredential GetCredential(
	Uri uri,
	string authType
)

Parameters

uri
Type: System.Uri
The URI that the client provides authentication for.
authType
Type: System.String
The type of authentication requested, as defined in the IAuthenticationModule.AuthenticationType property.

Implements

ICredentials.GetCredential(Uri, String)

The following code example uses the GetCredential method to retrieve a NetworkCredential object for the specified URI.


// Create an empty instance of the NetworkCredential class.
NetworkCredential myCredentials = new NetworkCredential(userName,password);
// Create a webrequest with the specified URL. 
WebRequest myWebRequest = WebRequest.Create(url); 
myWebRequest.Credentials = myCredentials.GetCredential(new Uri(url),"");
Console.WriteLine("\n\nUser Credentials:- UserName : {0} , Password : {1}",myCredentials.UserName,myCredentials.Password);
// Send the request and wait for a response.
Console.WriteLine("\n\nRequest to Url is sent.Waiting for response...Please wait ...");
WebResponse myWebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse();
// Process the response.
   Console.WriteLine("\nResponse received sucessfully");
// Release the resources of the response object.
myWebResponse.Close();


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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