HttpWebResponse.ProtocolVersion Property


Gets the version of the HTTP protocol that is used in the response.

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

public Version ProtocolVersion { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Version

A Version that contains the HTTP protocol version of the response.

Exception Condition

The current instance has been disposed.

The ProtocolVersion property contains the HTTP protocol version number of the response sent by the Internet resource.

This example creates an HttpWebRequest and queries for an HttpWebResponse. The example then checks to see if the server is responding with the same version.

        Uri ourUri = new Uri(url);
// Creates an HttpWebRequest for the specified URL. 
HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(ourUri); 
myHttpWebRequest.ProtocolVersion = HttpVersion.Version10;
// Sends the HttpWebRequest and waits for the response.
HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse)myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(); 
// Ensures that only Http/1.0 responses are accepted. 
if(myHttpWebResponse.ProtocolVersion != HttpVersion.Version10)
	Console.WriteLine("\nThe server responded with a version other than Http/1.0");
if (myHttpWebResponse.StatusCode == HttpStatusCode.OK)
	Console.WriteLine("\nRequest sent using version Http/1.0. Successfully received response with version HTTP/1.0 ");
// Releases the resources of the response.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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