HttpRequestHeader Enumeration
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HttpRequestHeader Enumeration

 

The HTTP headers that may be specified in a client request.

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

public enum HttpRequestHeader

Member nameDescription
Accept

The Accept header, which specifies the MIME types that are acceptable for the response.

AcceptCharset

The Accept-Charset header, which specifies the character sets that are acceptable for the response.

AcceptEncoding

The Accept-Encoding header, which specifies the content encodings that are acceptable for the response.

AcceptLanguage

The Accept-Langauge header, which specifies that natural languages that are preferred for the response.

Allow

The Allow header, which specifies the set of HTTP methods supported.

Authorization

The Authorization header, which specifies the credentials that the client presents in order to authenticate itself to the server.

CacheControl

The Cache-Control header, which specifies directives that must be obeyed by all cache control mechanisms along the request/response chain.

Connection

The Connection header, which specifies options that are desired for a particular connection.

ContentEncoding

The Content-Encoding header, which specifies the encodings that have been applied to the accompanying body data.

ContentLanguage

The Content-Langauge header, which specifies the natural language(s) of the accompanying body data.

ContentLength

The Content-Length header, which specifies the length, in bytes, of the accompanying body data.

ContentLocation

The Content-Location header, which specifies a URI from which the accompanying body may be obtained.

ContentMd5

The Content-MD5 header, which specifies the MD5 digest of the accompanying body data, for the purpose of providing an end-to-end message integrity check.

ContentRange

The Content-Range header, which specifies where in the full body the accompanying partial body data should be applied.

ContentType

The Content-Type header, which specifies the MIME type of the accompanying body data.

Cookie

The Cookie header, which specifies cookie data presented to the server.

Date

The Date header, which specifies the date and time at which the request originated.

Expect

The Expect header, which specifies particular server behaviors that are required by the client.

Expires

The Expires header, which specifies the date and time after which the accompanying body data should be considered stale.

From

The From header, which specifies an Internet E-mail address for the human user who controls the requesting user agent.

Host

The Host header, which specifies the host name and port number of the resource being requested.

IfMatch

The If-Match header, which specifies that the requested operation should be performed only if the client's cached copy of the indicated resource is current.

IfModifiedSince

The If-Modified-Since header, which specifies that the requested operation should be performed only if the requested resource has been modified since the indicated data and time.

IfNoneMatch

The If-None-Match header, which specifies that the requested operation should be performed only if none of client's cached copies of the indicated resources are current.

IfRange

The If-Range header, which specifies that only the specified range of the requested resource should be sent, if the client's cached copy is current.

IfUnmodifiedSince

The If-Unmodified-Since header, which specifies that the requested operation should be performed only if the requested resource has not been modified since the indicated date and time.

KeepAlive

The Keep-Alive header, which specifies a parameter used into order to maintain a persistent connection.

LastModified

The Last-Modified header, which specifies the date and time at which the accompanying body data was last modified.

MaxForwards

The Max-Forwards header, which specifies an integer indicating the remaining number of times that this request may be forwarded.

Pragma

The Pragma header, which specifies implementation-specific directives that might apply to any agent along the request/response chain.

ProxyAuthorization

The Proxy-Authorization header, which specifies the credentials that the client presents in order to authenticate itself to a proxy.

Range

The Range header, which specifies the the sub-range(s) of the response that the client requests be returned in lieu of the entire response.

Referer

The Referer header, which specifies the URI of the resource from which the request URI was obtained.

Te

The TE header, which specifies the transfer encodings that are acceptable for the response.

Trailer

The Trailer header, which specifies the header fields present in the trailer of a message encoded with chunked transfer-coding.

TransferEncoding

The Transfer-Encoding header, which specifies what (if any) type of transformation that has been applied to the message body.

Translate

The Translate header, a Microsoft extension to the HTTP specification used in conjunction with WebDAV functionality.

Upgrade

The Upgrade header, which specifies additional communications protocols that the client supports.

UserAgent

The User-Agent header, which specifies information about the client agent.

Via

The Via header, which specifies intermediate protocols to be used by gateway and proxy agents.

Warning

The Warning header, which specifies additional information about that status or transformation of a message that might not be reflected in the message.

The appropriate contents of various headers are described in detail in the HTTP/1.1 specification, available at rfc2616.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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