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Ping.SendPingAsync Method (IPAddress)

.NET Framework 4.5

Send an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message with the specified data buffer to the computer that has the specified IPAddress, and receives a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer as an asynchronous operation.

Namespace:  System.Net.NetworkInformation
Assemblies:   System.Net.NetworkInformation (in System.Net.NetworkInformation.dll)
  System (in System.dll)

public Task<PingReply> SendPingAsync(
	IPAddress address
)

Parameters

address
Type: System.Net.IPAddress

An IP address that identifies the computer that is the destination for the ICMP echo message.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<PingReply>
Returns Task<TResult>.
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

address is null.

InvalidOperationException

A call to SendPingAsync is in progress.

PingException

An exception was thrown while sending or receiving the ICMP messages. See the inner exception for the exact exception that was thrown.

SocketException

address is not a valid IP address.

ObjectDisposedException

This object has been disposed.

This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult>> object will complete after the ICMP packet has been sent and the response has been received.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6
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