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When overridden in a descendant class, returns the data stream from the Internet resource.
abstract GetResponseStream : unit -> Stream
override GetResponseStream : unit -> Stream
System.IO .Stream An instance of the class for reading data from the Internet resource. Stream
Exception Condition NotSupportedException
Any attempt is made to access the method, when the method is not overridden in a descendant class.
method returns the data stream from the Internet resource. GetResponseStream
The response stream must be closed to avoid running out of system resources. The response stream can be closed by calling
or Stream .Close Close
The following example uses
to return a GetResponseStream instance. A small local buffer is used to read data from the StreamReader and output it to the console. StreamReader
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Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: Portable Class Library
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.