Provides a container class for Internet host address information.
IPHostEntry type exposes the following members.
Name Description IPHostEntry Initializes a new instance of the class. IPHostEntry Top
Name Description AddressList Gets or sets a list of IP addresses that are associated with a host. Aliases Gets or sets a list of aliases that are associated with a host. HostName Gets or sets the DNS name of the host. Top
Name Description Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.) Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.) GetHashCode Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.) GetType Gets the (Inherited from of the current instance. Type Object.) MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current (Inherited from . Object Object.) ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.) Top
class associates a Domain Name System (DNS) host name with an array of aliases and an array of matching IP addresses. IPHostEntry
class is used as a helper class with the IPHostEntry class. Dns
The following example queries the DNS database for information on the host www.contoso.com and returns the information in an
IPHostEntry hostInfo = Dns.GetHostByName( "www.contoso.com");
Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.