Method Property

FileWebRequest.Method Property


Gets or sets the protocol method used for the request. This property is reserved for future use.

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

public override string Method { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The protocol method to use in this request.

Exception Condition

The method is invalid.

- or -

The method is not supported.

- or -

Multiple methods were specified.

The Method property is currently not used by the FileWebRequest class.

The following code example sets the protocol method used for the request. Refer to the complete example in the FileWebRequest class.

// Create a Uri object. 
Uri myUrl = new Uri ("file://" + fileName);

// Create a FileWebRequest object.
myFileWebRequest = (FileWebRequest)WebRequest.CreateDefault (myUrl);

// Set the time-out to the value selected by the user.
myFileWebRequest.Timeout = timeout;

// Set the Method property to POST  
myFileWebRequest.Method = "POST";

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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