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HttpServerUtilityWrapper.Execute Method (String, TextWriter)

Executes the handler for the specified virtual path in the context of the current process, using a TextWriter instance to capture output from the executed handler.

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

public override void Execute(
	string path,
	TextWriter writer


Type: System.String
The URL of the handler to execute.
Type: System.IO.TextWriter
An object to capture the output.


The current HttpContext is null.

- or -

An error occurred when the handler specified by path was executed.


path is null.

- or -

path is not a virtual path.

The writer parameter is passed by reference to the Execute method. To retrieve the output from the handler after the method completes, you use the properties and methods of the writer object. For an example, see Execute.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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