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HttpWebResponse.Server Property

Gets the name of the server that sent the response.

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

public string Server { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Server ()

public function get Server () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

A string that contains the name of the server that sent the response.

Exception typeCondition

ObjectDisposedException

The current instance has been disposed.

The Server property contains the value of the Server header returned with the response.

The following example uses the Server property to display the Web server's name to the console.

    try 
       {    
        // Creates an HttpWebRequest for the specified URL. 
            HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(url); 
            HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse)myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(); 
            string method ;
            method = myHttpWebResponse.Method;
            if (String.Compare(method,"GET") == 0)
                Console.WriteLine("\nThe 'GET' method was successfully invoked on the following Web Server : {0}",
                                   myHttpWebResponse.Server);
            // Releases the resources of the response.
            myHttpWebResponse.Close();
      } 
    catch(WebException e) 
       {
            Console.WriteLine("\nWebException raised. The following error occured : {0}",e.Status); 
       }
    catch(Exception e)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("\nThe following Exception was raised : {0}",e.Message);
        }
}

    try {
        // Creates an HttpWebRequest for the specified URL. 
        HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)
            WebRequest.Create(url);
        HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse)
            myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse();
        String method;
        method = myHttpWebResponse.get_Method();
        if (String.Compare(method, "GET") == 0) {
            Console.WriteLine("\nThe 'GET' method was successfully invoked "
                + "on the following Web Server : {0}", 
                myHttpWebResponse.get_Server());
        }

        // Releases the resources of the response.
        myHttpWebResponse.Close();
    }
    catch (WebException e) {
        Console.WriteLine("\nWebException raised. The following error "
            + "occured : {0}", e.get_Status());
    }
    catch (System.Exception e) {
        Console.WriteLine("\nThe following Exception was raised : {0}", 
            e.get_Message());
    }
} //GetPage

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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