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FileWebRequest.Method Property

Gets or sets the protocol method used for the request. This property is reserved for future use.

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

Public Overrides Property Method As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The protocol method to use in this request.


The method is invalid.

- or -

The method is not supported.

- or -

Multiple methods were specified.

The Method property is currently not used by the FileWebRequest class.

The following code example sets the protocol method used for the request. Refer to the complete example in the FileWebRequest class.

                    ' Create a Uri access the file requested by the user. 
                    Dim myUrl As New Uri("file://" + fileName)

                    ' Create a FileWebRequest object.for the requeste file.
                    myFileWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.CreateDefault(myUrl), FileWebRequest)

                    ' Set the time-out to the value selected by the user.
                    myFileWebRequest.Timeout = timeout

                    ' Set the Method property to POST  
                    myFileWebRequest.Method = "POST"

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.