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ICredentialsByHost.GetCredential Method

Returns the credential for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol.

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

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

Parameters

host
Type: System.String

The host computer that is authenticating the client.

port
Type: System.Int32

The port on host that the client will communicate with.

authenticationType
Type: System.String

The authentication protocol.

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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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