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HttpContext.IServiceProvider.GetService Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Returns an object for the current service type.

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

Object IServiceProvider.GetService(
	Type service


Type: System.Type

A type of HttpContext service to set the service provider to.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A HttpContext; otherwise, null if no service is found.



This method is useful to gain access to the underlying HttpWorkerRequest object.

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, 1.1, 1.0