HttpResponse.StatusDescription Property


Gets or sets the HTTP status string of the output returned to the client.

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

public string StatusDescription { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

A string that describes the status of the HTTP output returned to the client. The default value is "OK". For a listing of valid status codes, see Http Status Codes.

Exception Condition

StatusDescription is set after the HTTP headers have been sent.


The selected value has a length greater than 512.

The following example checks the status string of the output stream. If the status is not equal to "OK", additional code is executed.

if (Response.StatusDescription != "OK")
    // ...

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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