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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
Assemblies:   System.Net.Primitives (in System.Net.Primitives.dll)
  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: 4.6, 4.5, 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

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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