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ICredentials.GetCredential Method

Returns a NetworkCredential object that is associated with the specified URI, and authentication type.

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

abstract GetCredential : 
        uri:Uri * 
        authType:string -> NetworkCredential

Parameters

uri
Type: System.Uri

The Uri that the client is providing authentication for.

authType
Type: System.String

The type of authentication, as defined in the IAuthenticationModule.AuthenticationType property.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.NetworkCredential
The NetworkCredential that is associated with the specified URI and authentication type, or, if no credentials are available, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The GetCredential method returns a NetworkCredential instance that contains the credentials that are associated with the specified URI and authorization scheme. When no credentials are available, the GetCredential method returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The following uses GetCredential to retrieve a NetworkCredential instance.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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