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NetworkCredential Class

Provides credentials for password-based authentication schemes such as basic, digest, NTLM, and Kerberos authentication.

System.Object
  System.Net.NetworkCredential

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

public class NetworkCredential : ICredentials

The NetworkCredential type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360NetworkCredential()Initializes a new instance of the NetworkCredential class.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360NetworkCredential(String, String)Initializes a new instance of the NetworkCredential class with the specified user name and password.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360NetworkCredential(String, String, String)Initializes a new instance of the NetworkCredential class with the specified user name, password, and domain.
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  NameDescription
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360DomainGets or sets the domain or computer name that verifies the credentials.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360PasswordGets or sets the password for the user name associated with the credentials.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360UserNameGets or sets the user name associated with the credentials.
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360Equals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360FinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360GetCredentialReturns an instance of the NetworkCredential class for the specified Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) and authentication type.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360GetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360GetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360MemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360ToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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The NetworkCredential class is a base class that supplies credentials in password-based authentication schemes such as basic, digest, NTLM, and Kerberos. Classes that implement the ICredentials interface return NetworkCredential objects.

This class does not support public key-based authentication methods such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) client authentication.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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