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WebRequest.GetResponseAsync Method

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

When overridden in a descendant class, returns a response to an Internet request as an asynchronous operation.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assemblies:   System (in System.dll)
  System.Net.Requests (in System.Net.Requests.dll)

'Declaration
<HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, ExternalThreading := True)> _
Public Overridable Function GetResponseAsync As Task(Of WebResponse)

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task(Of WebResponse)
Returns Task(Of TResult).
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

This operation will not block. The returned Task(Of TResult) object will complete after a response to an Internet request is available.

NoteNote

The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: ExternalThreading. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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