DataServiceContext.GetReadStream Method (Object)

 

Gets binary property data for the specified entity as a data stream.

Namespace:   System.Data.Services.Client
Assembly:  System.Data.Services.Client (in System.Data.Services.Client.dll)

public DataServiceStreamResponse GetReadStream(
	object entity
)

Parameters

entity
Type: System.Object

The entity that has the binary property to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Services.Client.DataServiceStreamResponse

An instance of DataServiceStreamResponse that represents the response.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The entity is null.

ArgumentException

The entity is not tracked by this DataServiceContext.

-or-

The entity is in the Added state.

-or-

The entity is not a Media Link Entry and does not have a binary property.

The GetReadStream method synchronously requests a data stream that contains the binary property of the requested entity.

In the AtomPub protocol, the entity is a Media Link Entry and the binary property is the associated Media Resource.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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