NegotiateStream.CanSeek Property

 

Gets a Boolean value that indicates whether the underlying stream is seekable.

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

public override bool CanSeek { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

This property always returns false.

You should not attempt to set the position of the NegotiateStream object or its underlying stream. The underlying stream is specified when you create an instance of the NegotiateStream class.

The following code example demonstrates displaying the value of this property.

 static void DisplayStreamProperties(NegotiateStream stream)
{
     Console.WriteLine("Can read: {0}", stream.CanRead);
     Console.WriteLine("Can write: {0}", stream.CanWrite);
     Console.WriteLine("Can seek: {0}", stream.CanSeek);
     try 
     {
         // If the underlying stream supports it, display the length.
         Console.WriteLine("Length: {0}", stream.Length);
     } catch (NotSupportedException)
     {
             Console.WriteLine("Cannot get the length of the underlying stream.");
     }

     if (stream.CanTimeout)
     {
         Console.WriteLine("Read time-out: {0}", stream.ReadTimeout);
         Console.WriteLine("Write time-out: {0}", stream.WriteTimeout);
     }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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