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HttpWebResponse.Server Property

Gets the name of the server that sent the response.

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

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property Server As String
'Usage
Dim instance As HttpWebResponse
Dim value As String

value = instance.Server

/** @property */
public String get_Server ()

public function get Server () : String

Property Value

A string that contains the name of the server that sent the response.

Exception typeCondition

ObjectDisposedException

The current instance has been disposed.

The Server property contains the value of the Server header returned with the response.

The following example uses the Server property to display the Web server's name to the console.

Try
      Dim myHttpWebRequest As HttpWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(url), HttpWebRequest)
      Dim myHttpWebResponse As HttpWebResponse = CType(myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(), HttpWebResponse)
      Dim method As String
      method = myHttpWebResponse.Method
      If [String].Compare(method, "GET") = 0 Then
          Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "The GET method was successfully invoked on the following Web Server : {0}", myHttpWebResponse.Server)
      End If
      ' Releases the resources of the response.
      myHttpWebResponse.Close()
  Catch e As WebException
      Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "Exception Raised. The following error occured : {0}", e.Status)
  Catch e As Exception
      Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "The following exception was raised : {0}", e.Message)
  End Try

    try {
        // Creates an HttpWebRequest for the specified URL. 
        HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)
            WebRequest.Create(url);
        HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse)
            myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse();
        String method;
        method = myHttpWebResponse.get_Method();
        if (String.Compare(method, "GET") == 0) {
            Console.WriteLine("\nThe 'GET' method was successfully invoked "
                + "on the following Web Server : {0}", 
                myHttpWebResponse.get_Server());
        }

        // Releases the resources of the response.
        myHttpWebResponse.Close();
    }
    catch (WebException e) {
        Console.WriteLine("\nWebException raised. The following error "
            + "occured : {0}", e.get_Status());
    }
    catch (System.Exception e) {
        Console.WriteLine("\nThe following Exception was raised : {0}", 
            e.get_Message());
    }
} //GetPage

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
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