WebClient.GetWebResponse Method (WebRequest)

Returns the WebResponse for the specified WebRequest.

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

protected virtual WebResponse GetWebResponse (
	WebRequest request
protected WebResponse GetWebResponse (
	WebRequest request
protected function GetWebResponse (
	request : WebRequest
) : WebResponse
Not applicable.



A WebRequest that is used to obtain the response.

Return Value

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;

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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