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Ping.Send Method

Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message to a remote computer and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from the remote computer.

This member is overloaded. For complete information about this member, including syntax, usage, and examples, click a name in the overload list.

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Public method Send(IPAddress) Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message to the computer that has the specified IPAddress, and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer.
Public method Send(String) Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message to the specified computer, and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer.
Public method Send(IPAddress, Int32) Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message with the specified data buffer to the computer that has the specified IPAddress, and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer. This method allows you to specify a time-out value for the operation.
Public method Send(String, Int32) Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message to the specified computer, and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer. This method allows you to specify a time-out value for the operation.
Public method Send(IPAddress, Int32, Byte[]) Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message with the specified data buffer to the computer that has the specified IPAddress, and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer. This overload allows you to specify a time-out value for the operation.
Public method Send(String, Int32, Byte[]) Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message with the specified data buffer to the specified computer, and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer. This overload allows you to specify a time-out value for the operation.
Public method Send(IPAddress, Int32, Byte[], PingOptions) Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message with the specified data buffer to the computer that has the specified IPAddress and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer. This overload allows you to specify a time-out value for the operation and control fragmentation and Time-to-Live values for the ICMP echo message packet.
Public method Send(String, Int32, Byte[], PingOptions) Attempts to send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message with the specified data buffer to the specified computer, and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer. This overload allows you to specify a time-out value for the operation and control fragmentation and Time-to-Live values for the ICMP packet.
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The IP address returned by any of the Send overloads can originate from a malicious remote computer. Do not connect to the remote computer using this. Use DNS to determine the IP address of the machine to which you want to connect.

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