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NetworkCredential.GetCredential Method (Uri, String)

Returns an instance of the NetworkCredential class for the specified Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) and authentication type.

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

public final function GetCredential(
	uri : Uri, 
	authType : String
) : NetworkCredential


Type: System.Uri

The URI that the client provides authentication for.

Type: System.String

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


ICredentials.GetCredential(Uri, String)

The following code example uses the GetCredential method to retrieve a NetworkCredential object for the specified URI.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.
// Create an empty instance of the NetworkCredential class.
NetworkCredential* myCredentials =
   new NetworkCredential(userName, password);
// Create a webrequest with the specified URL.
WebRequest* myWebRequest = WebRequest::Create(url);
myWebRequest->Credentials =
   myCredentials->GetCredential(new Uri(url), S"");
Console::WriteLine(S"\n\nUser Credentials:- UserName : {0} , Password : {1}",
   myCredentials->UserName, myCredentials->Password);
// Send the request and wait for a response.
Console::WriteLine(S"\n\nRequest to Url is sent.Waiting for response...Please wait ...");
WebResponse* myWebResponse =
// Process the response.
Console::WriteLine(S"\nResponse received sucessfully");
// Release the resources of the response object.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0