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ICredentialsByHost.GetCredential Method

Returns the credential for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol.

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

NetworkCredential GetCredential(
	string host,
	int port,
	string authenticationType
)

Parameters

host
Type: System.String
The host computer that is authenticating the client.
port
Type: System.Int32
The port on host that the client will communicate with.
authenticationType
Type: System.String
The authentication protocol.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.NetworkCredential
A NetworkCredential for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol, or null if there are no credentials available for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol.

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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