Dns.GetHostEntryAsync Method (IPAddress)
Resolves an IP address to an IPHostEntry instance as an asynchronous operation.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
'Declaration <HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, ExternalThreading := True)> _ Public Shared Function GetHostEntryAsync ( _ address As IPAddress _ ) As Task(Of IPHostEntry)
- Type: System.Net.IPAddress
An IP address.
This operation will not block. The returned Task(Of TResult) object will complete after the address has been resolved.
This method queries a DNS server for the IP addresses and aliases associated with an IP address.
IPv6 addresses are filtered from the results of this method if the local computer does not have IPv6 installed. As a result, it is possible to get back an empty IPHostEntry instance if only IPv6 results where available for the address parameter.
This member emits trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing in the .NET Framework.
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.
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)