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HttpRequest.InputStream Property

Gets the contents of the incoming HTTP entity body.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property InputStream As Stream

Property Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
A Stream object representing the contents of the incoming HTTP content body.

The following code example copies the contents of an InputStream into a string.

Dim str As System.IO.Stream, strmContents As String 
Dim counter, strLen, strRead As Integer 

' Create a Stream object.
str = Request.InputStream
' Find number of bytes in stream.
strLen = CInt(str.Length)
' Create a byte array. 
Dim strArr(strLen) As Byte  
' Read stream into byte array.
strRead = str.Read(strArr,0,strLen) 

' Convert byte array to a text string. 
For counter = 0 To strLen-1
   strmContents = strmContents & strArr(counter).ToString()
Next counter
 

.NET Framework

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

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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