Detecting HTTP redirect

Posted on 2009-04-01
Last Modified: 2013-12-17

How can I request a web site and detect if it redirects to another url?
for example i want to put the url in a textbox if the url return redirect then I get something like:

HTTP/1.1 302 Found
I want to store this in variables so that I know where does the URL redirects to.

I  need sample code in c#


Question by:zaki100
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Carl Tawn earned 500 total points
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The following should do what you need:
    HttpWebRequest req = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create("");
    HttpWebResponse resp = (HttpWebResponse)req.GetResponse();
    string finalUri = resp.ResponseUri.ToString();

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