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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)

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property Server As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the name of the server that sent the response.

ExceptionCondition
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 
      Dim myHttpWebRequest As HttpWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(url), HttpWebRequest)
      Dim myHttpWebResponse As HttpWebResponse = CType(myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(), HttpWebResponse)
      Dim method As String
      method = myHttpWebResponse.Method
      If [String].Compare(method, "GET") = 0 Then
          Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "The GET method was successfully invoked on the following Web Server : {0}", myHttpWebResponse.Server)
      End If 
      ' Releases the resources of the response.
      myHttpWebResponse.Close()
  Catch e As WebException
      Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "Exception Raised. The following error occured : {0}", e.Status)
  Catch e As Exception
      Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "The following exception was raised : {0}", e.Message)
  End Try

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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