FileWebRequest.Timeout FileWebRequest.Timeout FileWebRequest.Timeout FileWebRequest.Timeout Property

Definition

Gets or sets the length of time until the request times out.

public:
 virtual property int Timeout { int get(); void set(int value); };
public override int Timeout { get; set; }
member this.Timeout : int with get, set
Public Overrides Property Timeout As Integer

Property Value

The time, in milliseconds, until the request times out, or the value Infinite to indicate that the request does not time out.

Exceptions

Examples

The following code example sets the Timeout property. Refer to the complete example in the FileWebRequest class.

// Create a Uri object.
Uri^ myUrl = gcnew Uri( String::Format( "file://{0}", fileName ) );

// Create a FileWebRequest object.
myFileWebRequest = dynamic_cast<FileWebRequest^>(WebRequest::CreateDefault( myUrl ));

// Set the timeout to the value selected by the user.
myFileWebRequest->Timeout = timeout;

// Create a Uri object. 
Uri myUrl = new Uri ("file://" + fileName);

// Create a FileWebRequest object.
myFileWebRequest = (FileWebRequest)WebRequest.CreateDefault (myUrl);

// Set the time-out to the value selected by the user.
myFileWebRequest.Timeout = timeout;

' Create a Uri object.to access the file requested by the user. 
Dim myUrl As New Uri("file://" + fileName)

' Create a FileWebRequest object.for the requeste file.
myFileWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.CreateDefault(myUrl), FileWebRequest)

' Set the time-out to the value selected by the user.
myFileWebRequest.Timeout = timeout

Remarks

A Domain Name System (DNS) query may take up to 15 seconds to return or time out. If your request contains a host name that requires resolution and you set Timeout to a value less than 15 seconds, it may take 15 seconds or more before a WebException is thrown to indicate a time-out on your request.

Applies to