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)

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 null if there are no credentials available for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol.

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

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.1
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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