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WebRequestMethods::File Class

Represents the types of file protocol methods that can be used with a FILE request. This class cannot be inherited.


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

public ref class File abstract sealed

The WebRequestMethods::File type exposes the following members.

Public fieldStatic memberDownloadFileRepresents the FILE GET protocol method that is used to retrieve a file from a specified location.
Public fieldStatic memberUploadFileRepresents the FILE PUT protocol method that is used to copy a file to a specified location.

The members of this class can be used to set the Method property that determines the protocol method that is to be used to perform a requested action, such as copying and retrieving a file.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.