GetWebRequest Method

WebClient.GetWebRequest Method (Uri)


Returns a WebRequest object for the specified resource.

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

Protected Overridable Function GetWebRequest (
	address As Uri
) As WebRequest


Type: System.Uri

A Uri that identifies the resource to request.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.WebRequest

A new WebRequest object for the specified resource.

This method copies the existing Headers, Credentials, and method to the newly created WebRequest object.

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 GetWebRequest 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.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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