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NetPeerTcpBinding.ListenIPAddress Property

Gets or sets the IP address used for listening by the local peer node.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

member ListenIPAddress : IPAddress with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Net.IPAddress
A String value that contains the well-formed IPv4 or IPv6 address upon which the local peer node is listening.


The provided address is invalid or incorrectly formed.

If this property is not set, or is set to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or Empty, the associated PeerNode listens on all global addresses (both IPv4 and IPv6) configured for the local machine.

If a valid unicast IP address is specified for this property, then the associated PeerNode object listens on that address. IPv4 and IPv6 wildcard addresses are not considered valid.

If a non-a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) IP address string is specified for this property in conjunction with PnrpPeerResolverBindingElement, then the IP address must be associated with a physical interface rather than a virtual one.

ListenIPAddress must be set for ad-hoc networks in order to register with the default peer resolver (PNRP). If this property is specified in conjunction with PnrpPeerResolverElement (the default peer resolver), then the IP address must belong to a physical network interface rather than a virtual one (such as a tunneling interface). This is because PNRP only publishes within clouds corresponding to physical interfaces. By setting this property to null, all global addresses are published in the global PNRP cloud.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.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.

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