ServicePointManager.FindServicePoint Method (Uri)

Finds an existing ServicePoint object or creates a new ServicePoint object to manage communications with the specified Uri object.

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

public static ServicePoint FindServicePoint (
	Uri address
public static ServicePoint FindServicePoint (
	Uri address
public static function FindServicePoint (
	address : Uri
) : ServicePoint



The Uri object of the Internet resource to contact.

Return Value

The ServicePoint object that manages communications for the request.

Exception typeCondition


address is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The maximum number of ServicePoint objects defined in MaxServicePoints has been reached.

The FindServicePoint method returns the ServicePoint object associated with the specified Internet host name. If no ServicePoint object exists for that host, the ServicePointManager object creates one.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0