HttpWebResponse.StatusCode Property


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Gets the status of the response.

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

public virtual HttpStatusCode StatusCode { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.HttpStatusCode

One of the HttpStatusCode values.

Exception Condition

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 static void GetPage(String url) 
			// Creates an HttpWebRequest for the specified URL. 
			HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(url); 
			// Sends the HttpWebRequest and waits for a response.
			HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse)myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(); 
			if (myHttpWebResponse.StatusCode == HttpStatusCode.OK)
			   Console.WriteLine("\r\nResponse Status Code is OK and StatusDescription is: {0}",
			// Releases the resources of the response.

	catch(WebException e) 
	        Console.WriteLine("\r\nWebException Raised. The following error occured : {0}",e.Status); 
	catch(Exception e)
		Console.WriteLine("\nThe following Exception was raised : {0}",e.Message);

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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