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ICredentials Interface

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

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

public interface class ICredentials

The ICredentials type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryGetCredentialReturns a NetworkCredential object that is associated with the specified URI, and authentication type.
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The ICredentials interface provides the GetCredential method to objects that supply network credentials to applications.

The following example illustrates how to use the ICredentials interface.

ref class CredentialList: public ICredentials
{
private:
   ref class CredentialInfo
   {
   public:
      Uri^ uriObj;
      String^ authenticationType;
      NetworkCredential^ networkCredentialObj;
      CredentialInfo( Uri^ uriObj, String^ authenticationType, NetworkCredential^ networkCredentialObj )
      {
         this->uriObj = uriObj;
         this->authenticationType = authenticationType;
         this->networkCredentialObj = networkCredentialObj;
      }
   };

   ArrayList^ arrayListObj;

public:
   CredentialList()
   {
      arrayListObj = gcnew ArrayList;
   }

   void Add( Uri^ uriObj, String^ authenticationType, NetworkCredential^ credential )
   {

      // Add a 'CredentialInfo' object into a list.
      arrayListObj->Add( gcnew CredentialInfo( uriObj,authenticationType,credential ) );
   }

   // Remove the 'CredentialInfo' object from the list that matches to the given 'Uri' and 'AuthenticationType' 
   void Remove( Uri^ uriObj, String^ authenticationType )
   {
      for ( int index = 0; index < arrayListObj->Count; index++ )
      {
         CredentialInfo^ credentialInfo = dynamic_cast<CredentialInfo^>(arrayListObj[ index ]);
         if ( uriObj->Equals( credentialInfo->uriObj ) && authenticationType->Equals( credentialInfo->authenticationType ) )
                  arrayListObj->RemoveAt( index );
      }
   }

   virtual NetworkCredential^ GetCredential( Uri^ uriObj, String^ authenticationType )
   {
      for ( int index = 0; index < arrayListObj->Count; index++ )
      {
         CredentialInfo^ credentialInfoObj = dynamic_cast<CredentialInfo^>(arrayListObj[ index ]);
         if ( uriObj->Equals( credentialInfoObj->uriObj ) && authenticationType->Equals( credentialInfoObj->authenticationType ) )
                  return credentialInfoObj->networkCredentialObj;
      }
      return nullptr;
   }
};

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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