GetCredential Method (String, Int32, String)
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NetworkCredential.GetCredential Method (String, Int32, String)

Returns an instance of the NetworkCredential class for the specified host, port, and authentication type.

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

public NetworkCredential GetCredential(
	string host,
	int port,
	string authenticationType


Type: System.String
The host computer that authenticates the client.
Type: System.Int32
The port on the host that the client communicates with.
Type: System.String
The type of authentication requested, as defined in the IAuthenticationModule.AuthenticationType property.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.NetworkCredential
A NetworkCredential for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol, or null if there are no credentials available for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol.


ICredentialsByHost.GetCredential(String, Int32, String)

The value of authType corresponds to the IAuthenticationModule.AuthenticationType property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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