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TcpClient Constructor (IPEndPoint)

Initializes a new instance of the TcpClient class and binds it to the specified local endpoint.

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

public TcpClient(
	IPEndPoint localEP
)

Parameters

localEP
Type: System.Net.IPEndPoint
The IPEndPoint to which you bind the TCP Socket.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The localEP parameter is null.

This constructor creates a new TcpClient and binds it to the IPEndPoint specified by the localEP parameter. Before you call this constructor, you must create an IPEndPoint using the IP address and port number from which you intend to send and receive data. You do not need to specify a local IP address and port number before connecting and communicating. If you create a TcpClient using any other constructor, the underlying service provider will assign the most appropriate local IP address and port number.

You must call the Connect method before sending and receiving data.

NoteNote

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

The following code example demonstrates how to create an instance of the TcpClient class using a local endpoint.


//Creates a TCPClient using a local end point.
IPAddress ipAddress = Dns.GetHostEntry (Dns.GetHostName ()).AddressList[0];
IPEndPoint ipLocalEndPoint = new IPEndPoint(ipAddress, 0);
TcpClient tcpClientA = new TcpClient (ipLocalEndPoint);


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 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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