SslStream.Flush Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Causes any buffered data to be written to the underlying device.

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

public override void Flush ()
public void Flush ()
public override function Flush ()

This method invokes Flush on the underlying stream.

The following code example demonstrates calling this method.

// Create a TCP/IP client socket.
// machineName is the host running the server application.
TcpClient client = new TcpClient(machineName,443);
Console.WriteLine("Client connected.");
// Create an SSL stream that will close the client's stream.
SslStream sslStream = new SslStream(
    client.GetStream(), 
    false, 
    new RemoteCertificateValidationCallback (ValidateServerCertificate), 
    null
    );
// The server name must match the name on the server certificate.
try 
{
    sslStream.AuthenticateAsClient(serverName);
} 
catch (AuthenticationException e)
{
    Console.WriteLine("Exception: {0}", e.Message);
    if (e.InnerException != null)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Inner exception: {0}", e.InnerException.Message);
    }
    Console.WriteLine ("Authentication failed - closing the connection.");
    client.Close();
    return;
}
// Encode a test message into a byte array.
// Signal the end of the message using the "<EOF>".
byte[] messsage = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes("Hello from the client.<EOF>");
// Send hello message to the server. 
sslStream.Write(messsage);
sslStream.Flush();

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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
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