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WebRequestHandler.MaxResponseHeadersLength Property

.NET Framework 4.5

Gets or sets the maximum allowed length of the response headers.

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

'Declaration
Public Property MaxResponseHeadersLength As Integer

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
Returns Int32.
The length, in kilobytes (1024 bytes), of the response headers.

The length of the response header includes the response status line and any extra control characters that are received as part of HTTP protocol. A value of -1 means no limit is imposed on the response headers; a value of 0 means that all requests fail.

If the MaxResponseHeadersLength property is not explicitly set, it defaults to the value of the DefaultMaximumResponseHeadersLength property.

If the length of the response header received exceeds the value of the MaxResponseHeadersLength property, an exception is thrown when the response is accessed.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5

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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