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WebException Class

The exception that is thrown when an error occurs while accessing the network through a pluggable protocol.

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

public class WebException : InvalidOperationException

The WebException type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneWebException()Initializes a new instance of the WebException class.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneWebException(String)Initializes a new instance of the WebException class with the specified error message.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneWebException(String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the WebException class with the specified error message and nested exception.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneWebException(String, WebExceptionStatus)Initializes a new instance of the WebException class with the specified error message and status.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneWebException(String, Exception, WebExceptionStatus, WebResponse)Initializes a new instance of the WebException class with the specified error message, nested exception, status, and response.
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  NameDescription
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneDataGets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Protected propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneHResultGets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneInnerExceptionGets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneMessageGets a message that describes the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneResponseGets the response that the remote host returned.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneStackTraceGets a string representation of the frames on the call stack at the time the current exception was thrown. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneStatusGets the status of the response.
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneGetBaseExceptionWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneGetTypeGets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneToStringCreates and returns a string representation of the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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The WebException class is thrown by classes descended from WebRequest and WebResponse that implement pluggable protocols for accessing the Internet.

When WebException is thrown by a descendant of the WebRequest class, the Response property provides the Internet response to the application.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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