HttpWebRequest.AllowAutoRedirect Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the request should follow redirection responses.

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

property bool AllowAutoRedirect {
	bool get ();
	void set (bool value);
/** @property */
public boolean get_AllowAutoRedirect ()

/** @property */
public void set_AllowAutoRedirect (boolean value)

public function get AllowAutoRedirect () : boolean

public function set AllowAutoRedirect (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the request should automatically follow redirection responses from the Internet resource; otherwise, false. The default value is true.

Set AllowAutoRedirect to true if you want the request to automatically follow HTTP redirection headers to the new location of the resource. The maximum number of redirections to follow is set by the MaximumAutomaticRedirections property.

If AllowAutoRedirect is set to false, all responses with an HTTP status code from 300 to 399 is returned to the application.

The following code example uses the AllowAutoRedirect property to allow the request to follow redirection responses.

// Create a new HttpWebRequest Object to the mentioned URL.
HttpWebRequest^ myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest^)( WebRequest::Create( "" ) );
myHttpWebRequest->MaximumAutomaticRedirections = 1;
myHttpWebRequest->AllowAutoRedirect = true;
HttpWebResponse^ myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse^)( myHttpWebRequest->GetResponse() );

// Create a new HttpWebRequest Object to the mentioned URL.
HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)
HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse)

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0