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IPHostEntry.AddressList Property

Gets or sets a list of IP addresses that are associated with a host.

Namespace: System.Net
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

'Declaration
Public Property AddressList As IPAddress()
'Usage
Dim instance As IPHostEntry
Dim value As IPAddress()

value = instance.AddressList

instance.AddressList = value
/** @property */
public IPAddress[] get_AddressList ()

/** @property */
public void set_AddressList (IPAddress[] value)

public function get AddressList () : IPAddress[]

public function set AddressList (value : IPAddress[])

Not applicable.

Property Value

An array of type IPAddress that contains IP addresses that resolve to the host names that are contained in the Aliases property.

The following example uses the AddressList property to access the IP addresses that are associated with the IPHostEntry.

Public Sub GetIpAddressList(hostString As [String])
    Try
        ' Get 'IPHostEntry' object which contains information like host name, IP addresses, aliases
    ' for specified url
        Dim hostInfo As IPHostEntry = Dns.GetHostByName(hostString)
        Console.WriteLine(("Host name : " + hostInfo.HostName))
        Console.WriteLine("IP address List : ")
        Dim index As Integer
        For index = 0 To hostInfo.AddressList.Length - 1
            Console.WriteLine(hostInfo.AddressList(index))
        Next index
    Catch e As SocketException
        Console.WriteLine("SocketException caught!!!")
        Console.WriteLine(("Source : " + e.Source))
        Console.WriteLine(("Message : " + e.Message))
    Catch e As ArgumentNullException
        Console.WriteLine("ArgumentNullException caught!!!")
        Console.WriteLine(("Source : " + e.Source))
        Console.WriteLine(("Message : " + e.Message))
    Catch e As Exception
        Console.WriteLine("Exception caught!!!")
        Console.WriteLine(("Source : " + e.Source))
        Console.WriteLine(("Message : " + e.Message))
    End Try
End Sub 'GetIpAddressList

    public void GetIpAddressList(String hostString)
    {
        try {
            // Get 'IPHostEntry' object containing information like host name,
            //IP addresses, aliases for a host.
            IPHostEntry hostInfo = Dns.GetHostByName(hostString);

            Console.WriteLine("Host name : " + hostInfo.get_HostName());
            Console.WriteLine("IP address List : ");
            for (int index = 0; index < hostInfo.get_AddressList().
                length; index++) {
                Console.WriteLine(hostInfo.get_AddressList().get_Item(index));
            }
        }
        catch (SocketException e) {
            Console.WriteLine("SocketException caught!!!");
            Console.WriteLine("Source : " + e.get_Source());
            Console.WriteLine("Message : " + e.get_Message());
        }
        catch (ArgumentNullException e) {
            Console.WriteLine("ArgumentNullException caught!!!");
            Console.WriteLine("Source : " + e.get_Source());
            Console.WriteLine("Message : " + e.get_Message());
        }
        catch (System.Exception e) {
            Console.WriteLine("Exception caught!!!");
            Console.WriteLine("Source : " + e.get_Source());
            Console.WriteLine("Message : " + e.get_Message());
        }
    } //GetIpAddressList
} //HostInfoSample

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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