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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
'Usage
Dim instance As NetworkCredential 
Dim host As String 
Dim port As Integer 
Dim authenticationType As String 
Dim returnValue As NetworkCredential 

returnValue = instance.GetCredential(host, _
	port, authenticationType)

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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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