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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)

abstract GetCredential : 
        host:string * 
        port:int * 
        authenticationType:string -> NetworkCredential

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 a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) 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: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, 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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