IHttpContext::GetResponse Method

IIS 7.0

Returns the HTTP response container for the current context.

virtual IHttpResponse* GetResponse(
) = 0;

This method takes no parameters.

A pointer to an IHttpResponse interface.

The GetResponse method returns a pointer to an IHttpResponse interface that can be used to call any of the IHttpResponse methods.


The HTTP context object owns the lifetime of this object. Therefore, you do not free this pointer when writing HTTP modules.


The following code example illustrates how to use the IHttpContext::GetResponse and GetRequest methods to return pointers to IHttpResponse and IHttpRequest interfaces. This example also demonstrates how to use the IHttpRequest::GetHttpMethod method to retrieve the HTTP method for the current request, and it displays the method to a Web client by using the IHttpResponse::WriteEntityChunks method.

Your module must export the RegisterModule function. You can export this function by creating a module definition (.def) file for your project, or you can compile the module by using the /EXPORT:RegisterModule switch. For more information, see Walkthrough: Creating a Request-Level HTTP Module By Using Native Code.

You can optionally compile the code by using the __stdcall (/Gz) calling convention instead of explicitly declaring the calling convention for each function.





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