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HttpListener Constructor
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HttpListener Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the HttpListener class.

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

public HttpListener()


This class cannot be used on the current operating system. Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP SP2 is required to use instances of this class.

Before using the instance returned by this constructor, you must invoke its Start method.

Notes to Callers

Note: This member outputs trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing in the .NET Framework.

The following code example demonstrates using the HttpListener constructor to create a new HttpListener object. For the complete example, see the HttpListener class topic.

// Set up a listener.
HttpListener listener = new HttpListener();
foreach (string s in prefixes)

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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