ICredentials.GetCredential Method

Returns a NetworkCredential object that is associated with the specified URI, and authentication type.

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

'Declaration
Function GetCredential ( _
	uri As Uri, _
	authType As String _
) As NetworkCredential

Parameters

uri
Type: System.Uri
The Uri that the client is providing authentication for.
authType
Type: System.String
A string that specifies the type of authentication.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.NetworkCredential
The NetworkCredential that is associated with the specified URI and authentication type, or, if no credentials are available, Nothing.

The GetCredential method returns a NetworkCredential instance that contains the credentials that are associated with the specified URI and authorization scheme. When no credentials are available, the GetCredential method returns Nothing.

The authType parameter is not currently used.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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