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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 Overrides Property Method As String
Dim instance As FileWebRequest 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.Method

instance.Method = value

Property Value

Type: System.String
The protocol method to use in this request.

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 access the file requested by the user.  
Dim myUrl As New Uri("file://" + fileName)

' Create a FileWebRequest object.for the requeste file.
myFileWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.CreateDefault(myUrl), FileWebRequest)

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

' Set the Method property to POST  
myFileWebRequest.Method = "POST"
			// Create a Uri object.
			Uri* myUrl = new Uri(String::Format(S"file://{0}", fileName));
			// Create a FileWebRequest object.
			myFileWebRequest = dynamic_cast<FileWebRequest*>(WebRequest::CreateDefault(myUrl));
			// Set the timeout to the value selected by the user.
			myFileWebRequest->Timeout = timeout;
			// Set the Method property to POST

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0