ICredentials Interface

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Provides the base authentication interface for retrieving credentials for Web client authentication.

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


Public Interface ICredentials
public interface ICredentials

The ICredentials type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 GetCredential Returns a NetworkCredential object that is associated with the specified URI, and authentication type.



The ICredentials interface provides the GetCredential method to objects that supply network credentials to applications.

Version Information


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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