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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


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 a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) 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: 4.6, 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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