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HttpRequest.InsertEntityBody Method

Provides IIS with a copy of the HTTP request entity body.

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

[AspNetHostingPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Level = AspNetHostingPermissionLevel.High)]
public void InsertEntityBody()


The method was invoked on a version of IIS earlier than IIS 7.0.

IIS does not maintain a copy of the request after it has been read. Therefore, it is recommended that only the handler for an HTTP request should read the request entity.

The HttpRequest.InsertEntityBody method overload provides IIS with a copy of the request entity if it was previously read by ASP.NET. This method overload is useful for cases where ASP.NET has read the entity request and you want to reuse the existing request data.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

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.