HttpWebResponse.Server Property


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Gets the name of the server that sent the response.

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

public string Server { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

A string that contains the name of the server that sent the response.

Exception Condition

The current instance has been disposed.

The Server property contains the value of the Server header returned with the response.

The following example uses the Server property to display the Web server's name to the console.

           // Creates an HttpWebRequest for the specified URL. 
			HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(url); 
			HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse)myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(); 
			string method ;
			method = myHttpWebResponse.Method;
			if (String.Compare(method,"GET") == 0)
				Console.WriteLine("\nThe 'GET' method was successfully invoked on the following Web Server : {0}",
			// Releases the resources of the response.
	catch(WebException e) 
	        Console.WriteLine("\nWebException raised. The following error occured : {0}",e.Status); 
	catch(Exception e)
			Console.WriteLine("\nThe following Exception was raised : {0}",e.Message);

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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