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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
Assemblies:   System.Net.Primitives (in System.Net.Primitives.dll)
  System (in System.dll)

public NetworkCredential GetCredential(
	Uri uri,
	string authType
)

Parameters

uri
Type: System.Uri

The URI that the client provides authentication for.

authType
Type: System.String

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

Implements

ICredentials.GetCredential(Uri, String)

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

// 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),"");
Console.WriteLine("\n\nUser Credentials:- UserName : {0} , Password : {1}",myCredentials.UserName,myCredentials.Password);
// Send the request and wait for a response.
Console.WriteLine("\n\nRequest to Url is sent.Waiting for response...Please wait ...");
WebResponse myWebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse();
// Process the response.
   Console.WriteLine("\nResponse received sucessfully");
// Release the resources of the response object.
myWebResponse.Close();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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