HttpWebRequest.ServicePoint Property


Gets the service point to use for the request.

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

Public ReadOnly Property ServicePoint As ServicePoint

Property Value

Type: System.Net.ServicePoint

A ServicePoint that represents the network connection to the Internet resource.

The ServicePoint.Address property may be different from HttpWebRequest.Address if the request is redirected.

Private Shared Sub makeWebRequest(ByVal hashCode As Integer, ByVal Uri As String)
    Dim res As HttpWebResponse = Nothing

    ' Make sure that the idle time has elapsed, so that a new 
    ' ServicePoint instance is created.
    Console.WriteLine("Sleeping for 2 sec.")

        ' Create a request to the passed URI.
        Dim req As HttpWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(Uri), HttpWebRequest)
        Console.WriteLine((ControlChars.Lf + "Connecting to " + Uri + " ............"))

        ' Get the response object.
        res = CType(req.GetResponse(), HttpWebResponse)
        Console.WriteLine("Connected." + ControlChars.Lf)
        Dim currentServicePoint As ServicePoint = req.ServicePoint

        ' Display new service point properties.
        Dim currentHashCode As Integer = currentServicePoint.GetHashCode()
        Console.WriteLine(("New service point hashcode: " + currentHashCode.ToString()))
        Console.WriteLine(("New service point max idle time: " + currentServicePoint.MaxIdleTime.ToString()))
        Console.WriteLine(("New service point is idle since " + currentServicePoint.IdleSince.ToString()))

        ' Check that a new ServicePoint instance has been created.
        If hashCode = currentHashCode Then
            Console.WriteLine("Service point reused.")
            Console.WriteLine("A new service point created.")
        End If
    Catch e As Exception
        Console.WriteLine(("Source : " + e.Source))
        Console.WriteLine(("Message : " + e.Message))
        If Not (res Is Nothing) Then
        End If
    End Try
End Sub 'makeWebRequest

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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