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HttpClient.PostAsync Method (String, HttpContent, CancellationToken)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Send a POST request with a cancellation token as an asynchronous operation.

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

public Task<HttpResponseMessage> PostAsync(
	string requestUri,
	HttpContent content,
	CancellationToken cancellationToken
)

Parameters

requestUri
Type: System.String

The Uri the request is sent to.

content
Type: System.Net.Http.HttpContent

The HTTP request content sent to the server.

cancellationToken
Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<HttpResponseMessage>
Returns Task<TResult>.
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The requestUri was null.

This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult> object will complete after the whole response (including content) is read.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
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