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HttpWebResponse.StatusCode Property

Gets the status of the response.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assemblies:   System (in System.dll)
  System.Net.Requests (in System.Net.Requests.dll)

'Declaration
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property StatusCode As HttpStatusCode

Property Value

Type: System.Net.HttpStatusCode
One of the HttpStatusCode values.

ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

The current instance has been disposed.

The StatusCode parameter is a number that indicates the status of the HTTP response. The expected values for status are defined in the HttpStatusCode class.

The following example uses StatusCode to verify that the status of the HttpWebResponse is OK.

Public Shared Sub GetPage(url As [String])
   Try 
        ' Creates an HttpWebRequest with the specified URL. 
        Dim myHttpWebRequest As HttpWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(url), HttpWebRequest)
        ' Sends the request and waits for a response. 
        Dim myHttpWebResponse As HttpWebResponse = CType(myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(), HttpWebResponse)
        If myHttpWebResponse.StatusCode = HttpStatusCode.OK Then
            Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Lf + ControlChars.NewLine + "Response Status Code is OK and StatusDescription is: {0}", myHttpWebResponse.StatusDescription)
        End If 
        ' Release the resources of the response.
        myHttpWebResponse.Close()

    Catch e As WebException
        Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Lf + ControlChars.NewLine + "Exception Raised. The following error occured : {0}", e.Status)
    Catch e As Exception
        Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "The following exception was raised : {0}", e.Message)
    End Try 
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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