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ServicePoint.ReceiveBufferSize Property

Gets or sets the size of the receiving buffer for the socket used by this ServicePoint.

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

public int ReceiveBufferSize { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
A Int32 that contains the size, in bytes, of the receive buffer. The default is 8192.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The value specified for a set operation is greater than MaxValue.

For additional information, see ReceiveBufferSize.

The following code example sets the value of this property.

using System;
using System.Net;
using System.Net.Sockets;
using System.IO;
using System.Threading;

namespace Examples.System.Net
{
    public class ServicePointExample
    {
        // Pass in the name of the Web page to retrieve. 
        public static void Main (string[] args)
        {
            string page;
            if (args == null || args.Length == 0 || args[0].Length == 0)
            {
                page = "http://www.contoso.com/default.html";
            }
            else
            {
                page = args[0];
            }
            // Create the request.
            HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create (page);
            // Get the service point that handles the request's socket connection.
            ServicePoint point = request.ServicePoint;
            // Set the receive buffer size on the underlying socket.
            point.ReceiveBufferSize = 2048;
            // Set the connection lease timeout to infinite.
            point.ConnectionLeaseTimeout = Timeout.Infinite;
            // Send the request.
            HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse ();
            Stream responseStream = response.GetResponseStream ();
            StreamReader s = new StreamReader (responseStream);
            // Display the response.
            Console.WriteLine (s.ReadToEnd ());
            s.Close();
            responseStream.Close();
            response.Close();
        }
    }
}

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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