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HttpRequest.InputStream Property

Gets the contents of the incoming HTTP entity body.

Namespace: System.Web
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public Stream InputStream { get; }
/** @property */
public Stream get_InputStream ()

public function get InputStream () : Stream

Not applicable.

Property Value

A Stream object representing the contents of the incoming HTTP content body.

The following code example copies the contents of an InputStream into a string.


System.IO.Stream str; String strmContents;
Int32 counter, strLen, strRead;
// Create a Stream object.
str = Request.InputStream;
// Find number of bytes in stream.
strLen = Convert.ToInt32(str.Length);
// Create a byte array.
byte[] strArr = new byte[strLen];
// Read stream into byte array.
strRead = str.Read(strArr, 0, strLen);
                
// Convert byte array to a text string.
strmContents = "";
for (counter = 0; counter < strLen; counter++)
{
    strmContents = strmContents + strArr[counter].ToString();            
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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