HttpClient.GetStreamAsync Method (String)

Sends a GET request to the specified Uri and returns the response body as a stream in an asynchronous operation.

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

public Task<Stream> GetStreamAsync(
	string requestUri
)

Parameters

requestUri
Type: System.String
The Uri the request is sent to.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<Stream>
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

This operation will not block. The returned task object will complete after the whole response body is read. This method does not buffer the stream.

For a complete example of using the HttpClient class, see Calling a Web API From a .NET Client

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