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NetworkCredential.GetCredential Method (String, Int32, String)

Returns an instance of the NetworkCredential class for the specified host, port, and authentication type.

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

'Declaration
Public Function GetCredential ( _
	host As String, _
	port As Integer, _
	authenticationType As String _
) As NetworkCredential

Parameters

host
Type: System.String
The host computer that authenticates the client.
port
Type: System.Int32
The port on the host that the client communicates with.
authenticationType
Type: System.String
The type of authentication requested, as defined in the IAuthenticationModule.AuthenticationType property.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.NetworkCredential
A NetworkCredential for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol, or Nothing if there are no credentials available for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol.

Implements

ICredentialsByHost.GetCredential(String, Int32, String)

The value of authType corresponds to the IAuthenticationModule.AuthenticationType property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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