StatusDescription Property

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.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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