TcpClient.ConnectAsync Method (IPAddress, Int32)
Connects the client to a remote TCP host using the specified IP address and port number as an asynchronous operation.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, ExternalThreading = true)] public Task ConnectAsync( IPAddress address, int port )
- Type: System.Int32
The port number to which you intend to connect.
This operation will not block. The returned Returns Task object will complete after the TCP connection has been established. This method does not block the calling thread while the connection request is underway.
Call this method to establish a synchronous remote host connection to the specified IPAddress and port number as an asynchronous operation. 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 HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: ExternalThreading. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.