DefaultMaximumResponseHeadersLength Property

HttpWebRequest.DefaultMaximumResponseHeadersLength Property


Gets or sets the default for the MaximumResponseHeadersLength property.

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

public static int DefaultMaximumResponseHeadersLength { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

The length, in kilobytes (1024 bytes), of the default maximum for response headers received. The default configuration file sets this value to 64 kilobytes.

Exception Condition

The value is not equal to -1 and is less than zero.

The length of the response header received the response status line and any extra control characters that are received as part of HTTP protocol. A value of -1 means no limit is imposed on the response headers received; a value of 0 means that all requests fail.

This value can also be changed in the configuration file. The impact of this property can be overridden by setting the MaximumResponseHeadersLength property on an instance of the HttpWebRequest class.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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