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Dns.GetHostByAddress Method (String)

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Creates an IPHostEntry instance from an IP address.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("GetHostByAddress is obsoleted for this type, please use GetHostEntry instead. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")]
public static IPHostEntry GetHostByAddress(
	string address
)

Parameters

address
Type: System.String
An IP address.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.IPHostEntry
An IPHostEntry instance.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

address is null.

SocketException

An error is encountered when resolving address.

FormatException

address is not a valid IP address.

NoteNote

This member emits trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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