TcpClient.Connect Method (String, Int32)
Assembly: System (in system.dll)
The DNS name of the remote host to which you intend to connect.
The port number of the remote host to which you intend to connect.
hostname is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
An error occurred when accessing the socket. See the Remarks section for more information.
TcpClient is closed.
Call this method to establish a synchronous remote host connection to the specified host name and port number. The Connect method will block until it either connects or fails. After connecting with the remote host, use the GetStream method to obtain the underlying NetworkStream. Use this NetworkStream to send and receive data.
If you receive a SocketException, use SocketException.ErrorCode to obtain the specific error code. After you have obtained this code, you can refer to the Windows Sockets version 2 API error code documentation in MSDN for a detailed description of the error.
This member outputs trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing.
The following code example uses the host name and port number to connect with a remote host.
//Uses a host name and port number to establish a socket connection. TcpClient tcpClient = new TcpClient (); tcpClient.Connect ("www.contoso.com", 11002);
Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.