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ProtocolViolationException Class
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ProtocolViolationException Class

The exception that is thrown when an error is made while using a network protocol.

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

public class ProtocolViolationException : InvalidOperationException, ISerializable
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public class ProtocolViolationException extends InvalidOperationException implements ISerializable
public class ProtocolViolationException extends InvalidOperationException implements ISerializable
Not applicable.

A ProtocolViolationException is thrown by descendants of WebRequest and WebResponse to indicate an error using the underlying protocol. For example, the HttpWebRequest and HttpWebResponse classes throw a ProtocolViolationException to indicate an error using HTTP.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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