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RequestContext Class

Updated: April 2009

Encapsulates information about an HTTP request that matches a defined route.

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

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public class RequestContext

The RequestContext class contains information about the HTTP request in the HttpContext property. It contains information about the route that matched the current request in the RouteData property.

When you construct a URL from a route, you pass an instance of the RequestContext class to the RouteCollection.GetVirtualPath method.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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 SP1




April 2009

Fixed a broken link.

Content bug fix.