WebClient.GetWebResponse Method (WebRequest)


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Returns the WebResponse for the specified WebRequest.

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

protected virtual WebResponse GetWebResponse(
	WebRequest request


Type: System.Net.WebRequest

A WebRequest that is used to obtain the response.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.WebResponse

A WebResponse containing the response for the specified WebRequest.

The object returned by this method is obtained by calling the GetResponse method on the specified WebRequest object.

This method can be called only by classes that inherit from WebClient. It is provided to give inheritors access to the underlying WebResponse object.

The following code example shows an implementation of this method that can be customized by a class derived from WebClient.

protected override WebResponse GetWebResponse (WebRequest request)
    WebResponse response = base.GetWebResponse (request);
    // Perform any custom actions with the response ...
    return response;

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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