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)

Syntax

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

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, nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Remarks

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 nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The authType parameter is not currently used.

Version Information

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

Platforms

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