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responseBody Property (ServerXMLHTTPRequest/IServerXMLHTTPRequest)

Represents the response entity body as an array of unsigned bytes, namely a SAFEARRAY of type VT_ARRAY | VT_UI1. This contains the raw undecoded bytes as received directly from the server. Depending on what the server sent, this can appear as binary-encoded data (UTF-8, UCS-2, UCS-4, Shift_JIS, and so on).

strValue = oServerXMLHTTPRequest.responseBody;

strValue = oServerXMLHTTPRequest.responseBody

HRESULT get_responseBody(VARIANT* pvarVal);


pvarVal[out, retval]

The response entity body as an array of unsigned bytes.

C/C++ Return Values


The value returned if successful.


The value returned if the data is unavailable.

This property represents only one of several forms in which the HTTP response can be returned.

Implemented in:

MSXML 3.0, MSXML 6.0

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