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Handler Property

HttpContext.Handler Property

Gets or sets the IHttpHandler object responsible for processing the HTTP request.

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

public function get Handler () : IHttpHandler 
public function set Handler (value : IHttpHandler)

Property Value

Type: System.Web.IHttpHandler
An IHttpHandler responsible for processing the HTTP request.

The Handler property contains a reference to the handler that processes the HTTP request. The handler can be specified by using the httpHandlers element, or by using a custom handler defined in user code. For more information about handlers, see HTTP Handlers and HTTP Modules Overview.

The reference to the Handler property will remain the same even after the current page has been changed by a server-side method, such as the Execute method or the Transfer method.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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