IXMLHTTPRequest2::SetProperty method (msxml6.h)

Sets a property on an outgoing HTTP request.

Syntax

HRESULT SetProperty(
  [in] XHR_PROPERTY eProperty,
  [in] ULONGLONG    ullValue
);

Parameters

[in] eProperty

The following values are valid:

Value Meaning
XHR_PROP_NO_CRED_PROMPT
Suppresses automatic prompts for user credentials
XHR_PROP_NO_AUTH
Suppresses authentication that the HTTP stack performs on behalf of the application
XHR_PROP_TIMEOUT
Sets all timeout values to the value given by ullValue, in milliseconds.
XHR_PROP_NO_DEFAULT_HEADERS
Suppresses adding default headers to the HTTP request.
XHR_PROP_REPORT_REDIRECT_STATUS
Causes the HTTP stack to call the OnHeadersAvailable method with an interim redirecting status code. The OnHeadersAvailable method will be called again for additional redirects and the final destination status code.
XHR_PROP_NO_CACHE
Suppresses cache reads and writes for the HTTP request.

This property is supported by the IXMLHTTPRequest3 interface.

XHR_PROP_EXTENDED_ERROR
Causes the HTTP stack to provide HRESULTS with the underlying Win32 error code to the OnError method in case of failure.

This property is supported by the IXMLHTTPRequest3 interface.

XHR_PROP_QUERY_STRING_UTF8
Causes the query string to be encoded in UTF-8 instead of ACP for the HTTP request.

This property is supported by the IXMLHTTPRequest3 interface.

XHR_PROP_IGNORE_CERT_ERRORS
Suppresses certain certificate errors.

This property is supported by the IXMLHTTPRequest3 interface.

[in] ullValue

Specifies the number of milliseconds that the application waits before timing out.

Value Meaning
XHR_PROP_NO_CRED_PROMPT
This parameter can be one of the values from the XHR_CRED_PROMPT enumeration type defined in the Msxml6.h header file.
  • XHR_CRED_PROMPT_ALL if credential prompting should be enabled (default).
  • XHR_CRED_PROMPT_NONE if credential prompting should be disabled.
  • XHR_CRED_PROMPT_PROXY if credential prompting should only be enabled for proxy authentication.
XHR_PROP_NO_AUTH
This parameter can be one of the values from the XHR_AUTH enumeration type defined in the Msxml6.h header file.
  • XHR_AUTH_ALL if authentication is enabled (default).
  • XHR_AUTH_NONE if authentication is disabled.
  • XHR_AUTH_PROXY if authentication should only be enabled for proxy authentication.
XHR_PROP_TIMEOUT
The number of milliseconds, up to 0xFFFFFFFF, that the app waits before timing out.
XHR_PROP_NO_DEFAULT_HEADERS
  • FALSE(0x0) to enable adding default headers (default).
  • TRUE(0x1) to disable adding default headers.
XHR_PROP_REPORT_REDIRECT_STATUS
  • FALSE(0x0) to not report redirect status (default).
  • TRUE(0x1) to report redirect status.
XHR_PROP_NO_CACHE
  • FALSE(0x0) to enable caching (default).
  • TRUE(0x1) to disable caching.
XHR_PROP_EXTENDED_ERROR
  • FALSE(0x0) to not provide extended errors (default).
  • TRUE(0x1) to provide extended errors .
XHR_PROP_QUERY_STRING_UTF8
  • FALSE(0x0) to not encode the query string in UTF-8 (default).
  • TRUE(0x1) to encode the query string in UTF-8.
XHR_PROP_IGNORE_CERT_ERRORS
  • FALSE(0x0) to not ignore certificate errors (default).
  • TRUE(0x1) to ignore certificate errors.

Return value

Returns S_OK on success.

Remarks

The SetProperty method on the IXMLHTTPRequest2 interface is extended on the IXMLHTTPRequest3 interface with new properties to support new scenarios:

  • XHR_PROP_NO_CACHE – Suppresses cache reads and writes for the HTTP request.
  • XHR_PROP_EXTENDED_ERROR – Causes the HTTP stack to provide HRESULTS with the underlying Win32 error code to the OnError method in case of failure.
  • XHR_PROP_QUERY_STRING_UTF8 – Causes the query string to be encoded in UTF-8 instead of ACP for HTTP request.
  • XHR_PROP_IGNORE_CERT_ERRORS – Suppresses certain server certificate errors.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 8 [desktop apps | UWP apps],MSXML 6.0 and later
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header msxml6.h

See also

IXMLHTTPRequest2

IXMLHTTPRequest3

OnHeadersAvailable

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XHR_PROPERTY Enumeration