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HttpRequest.InputStream Property

Gets the contents of the incoming HTTP entity body.

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

public Stream InputStream { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
A Stream object representing the contents of the incoming HTTP content body.

The following code example copies the contents of an InputStream into a string.


System.IO.Stream str; String strmContents;
Int32 counter, strLen, strRead;
// Create a Stream object.
str = Request.InputStream;
// Find number of bytes in stream.
strLen = Convert.ToInt32(str.Length);
// Create a byte array.
byte[] strArr = new byte[strLen];
// Read stream into byte array.
strRead = str.Read(strArr, 0, strLen);

// Convert byte array to a text string.
strmContents = "";
for (counter = 0; counter < strLen; counter++)
{
    strmContents = strmContents + strArr[counter].ToString();            
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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