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Network Class

Provides a property, event, and methods for interacting with the network to which the computer is connected.

System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices.Network

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Resources = HostProtectionResource.ExternalProcessMgmt)]
public class Network

The Network type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodNetworkInitializes a new instance of the Network class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyIsAvailableIndicates whether a computer is connected to a network.
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  NameDescription
Public methodDownloadFile(String, String)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(Uri, String)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(String, String, String, String)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(Uri, String, String, String)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(Uri, String, ICredentials, Boolean, Int32, Boolean)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(String, String, String, String, Boolean, Int32, Boolean)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(Uri, String, ICredentials, Boolean, Int32, Boolean, UICancelOption)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(Uri, String, String, String, Boolean, Int32, Boolean)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(String, String, String, String, Boolean, Int32, Boolean, UICancelOption)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodDownloadFile(Uri, String, String, String, Boolean, Int32, Boolean, UICancelOption)Downloads the specified remote file and saves it in the specified location.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodPing(String)Pings the specified server.
Public methodPing(Uri)Pings the specified server.
Public methodPing(String, Int32)Pings the specified server.
Public methodPing(Uri, Int32)Pings the specified server.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodUploadFile(String, String)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, Uri)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, String, String, String)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, Uri, String, String)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, Uri, ICredentials, Boolean, Int32)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, String, String, String, Boolean, Int32)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, Uri, ICredentials, Boolean, Int32, UICancelOption)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, Uri, String, String, Boolean, Int32)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, String, String, String, Boolean, Int32, UICancelOption)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
Public methodUploadFile(String, Uri, String, String, Boolean, Int32, UICancelOption)Sends the specified file to the specified host address.
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  NameDescription
Public eventNetworkAvailabilityChangedOccurs when the network availability changes.
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The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer.Network object.

NoteNote

The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: Resources. 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.

This example uploads the file Order.txt to http://www.cohowinery.com/uploads.


My.Computer.Network.UploadFile ( 
"C:\My Documents\Order.txt", 
"http://www.cohowinery.com/uploads.aspx")


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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