Returns a WebRequest object for the specified resource.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
This method can be called only by classes that inherit from WebClient. It is provided to give inheritors access to the underlying WebRequest object. Derived classes should call the base class implementation of to ensure the method works as expected.
The following code example shows an implementation of this method that can be customized by a class derived from WebClient.
Protected Overrides Function GetWebRequest(ByVal address As Uri) As WebRequest Dim request As WebRequest = CType(MyBase.GetWebRequest(address), WebRequest) ' Perform any customizations on the request. ' This version of WebClient always preauthenticates. request.PreAuthenticate = True Return request End Function
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.