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WebClient::GetWebResponse Method (WebRequest)

Returns the WebResponse for the specified WebRequest.

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

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.

virtual WebResponse^ GetWebResponse( WebRequest^ request ) override
   WebResponse^ response = WebClient::GetWebResponse( request );

   // Perform any custom actions with the response ... 
   return response;
    WebResponse* GetWebResponse (WebRequest* request)
        WebResponse* response = WebClient::GetWebResponse (request);
        // Perform any custom actions with the response ...
        return response;

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0