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GetCredential Method
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ICredentialsByHost.GetCredential Method

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

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

'Declaration
Function GetCredential ( _
	host As String, _
	port As Integer, _
	authenticationType As String _
) As NetworkCredential

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 Nothing if there are no credentials available for the specified host, port, and authentication protocol.

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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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