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HttpClient.MaxResponseContentBufferSize Property

.NET Framework 4.5

Gets or sets the maximum number of bytes to buffer when reading the response content.

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

public long MaxResponseContentBufferSize { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64
Returns Int32.
The maximum number of bytes to buffer when reading the response content. The default value for this property is 2 gigabytes.


The size specified is less than or equal to zero.


An operation has already been started on the current instance.


The current instance has been disposed.

An app can set the MaxResponseContentBufferSize property to a lower value to limit the size of the response to buffer when reading the response. If the size of the response content is greater than the MaxResponseContentBufferSize property, an exception is thrown.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, 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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