ICredentials.GetCredential Method (Uri, String)

 

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, null.

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 null.

The following uses GetCredential to retrieve a NetworkCredential instance.

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Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 3.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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