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HttpRequestHeader Enumeration

The HTTP headers that may be specified in a client request.

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

'Declaration
Public Enumeration HttpRequestHeader
'Usage
Dim instance As HttpRequestHeader

Member nameDescription
CacheControlThe Cache-Control header, which specifies directives that must be obeyed by all cache control mechanisms along the request/response chain.
ConnectionThe Connection header, which specifies options that are desired for a particular connection.
DateThe Date header, which specifies the date and time at which the request originated.
KeepAliveThe Keep-Alive header, which specifies a parameter used into order to maintain a persistent connection.
PragmaThe Pragma header, which specifies implementation-specific directives that might apply to any agent along the request/response chain.
TrailerThe Trailer header, which specifies the header fields present in the trailer of a message encoded with chunked transfer-coding.
TransferEncodingThe Transfer-Encoding header, which specifies what (if any) type of transformation that has been applied to the message body.
UpgradeThe Upgrade header, which specifies additional communications protocols that the client supports.
ViaThe Via header, which specifies intermediate protocols to be used by gateway and proxy agents.
WarningThe Warning header, which specifies additional information about that status or transformation of a message that might not be reflected in the message.
AllowThe Allow header, which specifies the set of HTTP methods supported.
ContentLengthThe Content-Length header, which specifies the length, in bytes, of the accompanying body data.
ContentTypeThe Content-Type header, which specifies the MIME type of the accompanying body data.
ContentEncodingThe Content-Encoding header, which specifies the encodings that have been applied to the accompanying body data.
ContentLanguageThe Content-Langauge header, which specifies the natural language(s) of the accompanying body data.
ContentLocationThe Content-Location header, which specifies a URI from which the accompanying body may be obtained.
ContentMd5The Content-MD5 header, which specifies the MD5 digest of the accompanying body data, for the purpose of providing an end-to-end message integrity check.
ContentRangeThe Content-Range header, which specifies where in the full body the accompanying partial body data should be applied.
ExpiresThe Expires header, which specifies the date and time after which the accompanying body data should be considered stale.
LastModifiedThe Last-Modified header, which specifies the date and time at which the accompanying body data was last modified.
AcceptThe Accept header, which specifies the MIME types that are acceptable for the response.
AcceptCharsetThe Accept-Charset header, which specifies the character sets that are acceptable for the response.
AcceptEncodingThe Accept-Encoding header, which specifies the content encodings that are acceptable for the response.
AcceptLanguageThe Accept-Langauge header, which specifies that natural languages that are preferred for the response.
AuthorizationThe Authorization header, which specifies the credentials that the client presents in order to authenticate itself to the server.
CookieThe Cookie header, which specifies cookie data presented to the server.
ExpectThe Expect header, which specifies particular server behaviors that are required by the client.
FromThe From header, which specifies an Internet E-mail address for the human user who controls the requesting user agent.
HostThe Host header, which specifies the host name and port number of the resource being requested.
IfMatchThe If-Match header, which specifies that the requested operation should be performed only if the client's cached copy of the indicated resource is current.
IfModifiedSinceThe If-Modified-Since header, which specifies that the requested operation should be performed only if the requested resource has been modified since the indicated data and time.
IfNoneMatchThe If-None-Match header, which specifies that the requested operation should be performed only if none of client's cached copies of the indicated resources are current.
IfRangeThe If-Range header, which specifies that only the specified range of the requested resource should be sent, if the client's cached copy is current.
IfUnmodifiedSinceThe If-Unmodified-Since header, which specifies that the requested operation should be performed only if the requested resource has not been modified since the indicated date and time.
MaxForwardsThe Max-Forwards header, which specifies an integer indicating the remaining number of times that this request may be forwarded.
ProxyAuthorizationThe Proxy-Authorization header, which specifies the credentials that the client presents in order to authenticate itself to a proxy.
RefererThe Referer header, which specifies the URI of the resource from which the request URI was obtained.
RangeThe Range header, which specifies the the sub-range(s) of the response that the client requests be returned in lieu of the entire response.
TeThe TE header, which specifies the transfer encodings that are acceptable for the response.
TranslateThe Translate header, a Microsoft extension to the HTTP specification used in conjunction with WebDAV functionality.
UserAgentThe User-Agent header, which specifies information about the client agent.

The appropriate contents of various headers are described in detail in the HTTP/1.1 specification, available at rfc2616.

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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