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HttpWebRequest::UserAgent Property

Gets or sets the value of the User-agent HTTP header.

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

public:
property String^ UserAgent {
	String^ get ();
	void set (String^ value);
}

Property Value

Type: System::String
The value of the User-agent HTTP header. The default value is nullptr.
NoteNote

The value for this property is stored in WebHeaderCollection. If WebHeaderCollection is set, the property value is lost.

The following code example sets the UserAgent property.


// Create a new 'HttpWebRequest' object to the mentioned URL.
HttpWebRequest^ myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest^)( WebRequest::Create( "http://www.contoso.com" ) );
myHttpWebRequest->UserAgent = ".NET Framework Test Client";
// Assign the response object of 'HttpWebRequest' to a 'HttpWebResponse' variable.
HttpWebResponse^ myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse^)( myHttpWebRequest->GetResponse() );
// Display the contents of the page to the console.
Stream^ streamResponse = myHttpWebResponse->GetResponseStream();
StreamReader^ streamRead = gcnew StreamReader( streamResponse );
array<Char>^ readBuff = gcnew array<Char>(256);
int count = streamRead->Read( readBuff, 0, 256 );
Console::WriteLine( "\nThe contents of HTML Page are :\n" );
while ( count > 0 )
{
   String^ outputData = gcnew String( readBuff,0,count );
   Console::Write( outputData );
   count = streamRead->Read( readBuff, 0, 256 );
}
streamRead->Close();
streamResponse->Close();
myHttpWebResponse->Close();


.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.
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