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WebClient.GetWebResponse Method (WebRequest)

Returns the WebResponse for the specified WebRequest.

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

protected virtual WebResponse GetWebResponse(
	WebRequest request
)

Parameters

request
Type: System.Net.WebRequest

A WebRequest that is used to obtain the response.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.WebResponse
A WebResponse containing the response for the specified WebRequest.

The object returned by this method is obtained by calling the GetResponse method on the specified WebRequest object.

This method can be called only by classes that inherit from WebClient. It is provided to give inheritors access to the underlying WebResponse object.

The following code example shows an implementation of this method that can be customized by a class derived from WebClient.

protected override WebResponse GetWebResponse (WebRequest request)
{
    WebResponse response = base.GetWebResponse (request);
    // Perform any custom actions with the response ... 
    return response;
}

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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