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Socket.ProtocolType Property

Gets the protocol type of the Socket.

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

public ProtocolType ProtocolType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.Sockets.ProtocolType
One of the ProtocolType values.

The ProtocolType property is set when the Socket is created, and specifies the protocol used by that Socket.

The following code example displays the AddressFamily, SocketType, and ProtocolType to the console.

        Socket s = new Socket (lep.Address.AddressFamily, SocketType.Stream, ProtocolType.Tcp);

        //Using the AddressFamily, SocketType, and ProtocolType properties.
        Console.WriteLine ("I just set the following properties of socket: " + "Address Family = " + s.AddressFamily.ToString () + "\nSocketType = " + s.SocketType.ToString () + "\nProtocolType = " + s.ProtocolType.ToString ());

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.

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