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

abstract GetCredential : 
        host:string * 
        port:int * 
        authenticationType:string -> NetworkCredential  
override GetCredential : 
        host:string * 
        port:int * 
        authenticationType:string -> NetworkCredential

Parameters

host
Type: System.String

The host computer that authenticates the client.

port
Type: System.Int32

The port on the host that the client communicates with.

authenticationType
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 a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if there are no credentials available for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol.

Implements

ICredentialsByHost.GetCredential(String, Int32, String)

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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