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HttpModuleCollection.GetKey Method

Returns the key (name) of the IHttpModule object at the specified numerical index.

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

public string GetKey(
	int index


Type: System.Int32
Index of the key to retrieve from the collection.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The name of the IHttpModule member specified by the index parameter.

The following code example demonstrates the AllKeys property and the GetKey and CopyTo methods of the HttpModuleCollection class. The example gets the application object for the current request from the current HttpContext object. It then extracts the HttpModuleCollection object from the application instance and displays the names of the IHttpModule objects.

<%@ Page language="C#" %>
<%@ Import Namespace = "System.Data"  %>
<script runat="server">
// System.Web.HttpModuleCollection.AllKeys;GetKey;CopyTo

void Page_Load(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    // Get the HttpContext object for the current request.
    HttpContext myHttpContext = HttpContext.Current;
    // Get the application object for the current request.
    HttpApplication myHttpApplication = myHttpContext.ApplicationInstance;
    // Get the collection of all HTTPModule objects for the current application.
    HttpModuleCollection myHttpModuleCollection = myHttpApplication.Modules;

    // Get the name of the HttpModule object at index 1.
    string httpModuleName = myHttpModuleCollection.GetKey(1);
    Response.Write("The name of the HttpModule object at index 1" + " is " +"'"+  httpModuleName+"'." + "<br><br>"); 

    string[] allModules = myHttpModuleCollection.AllKeys;

    // Display the names of all HttpModule objects.
    Response.Write("<b>The HttpModule objects contained in the HttpModuleCollection are:</b><br>");

    for(int i=0; i < allModules.Length; i++)
       Response.Write("Module" + i + "  : " + allModules[i] + "<br>");

    // Copy the HttpModule objects in the collection into an array.
    System.Array httpModuleArray = Array.CreateInstance(typeof(object),myHttpModuleCollection.AllKeys.Length);
    Response.Write("<br><br><b>Successfully copied the HttpModule objects in the HttpModuleCollection to an array."+
       "<br>Displaying the HttpModule objects in array:</b><br>");

    for(int i=0; i < httpModuleArray.Length; i++)
       Response.Write("Module" + i + ": " + httpModuleArray.GetValue(i) + "<br>");

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="">
<head id="Head1" runat="server">
    <title>HttpModuleCollection Example</title>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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.