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IPGlobalProperties Class

Note: This class is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Provides information about the network connectivity of the local computer.

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

public abstract class IPGlobalProperties
public abstract class IPGlobalProperties
public abstract class IPGlobalProperties

This class provides configuration and statistical information about the local computer's network interfaces and network connections.

The information provided by this class is similar to that provided by the Internet Protocol Helper API functions. For information about the Internet Protocol Helper, see the documentation in the MSDN Library.

The following code example displays information about the local computer using an instance of this class.

public static void ShowInboundIPStatistics()
{
     IPGlobalProperties properties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties();
     IPGlobalStatistics ipstat = properties.GetIPv4GlobalStatistics();
     Console.WriteLine("  Inbound Packet Data:");
     Console.WriteLine("      Received ............................ : {0}", 
     ipstat.ReceivedPackets);
     Console.WriteLine("      Forwarded ........................... : {0}", 
     ipstat.ReceivedPacketsForwarded);
     Console.WriteLine("      Delivered ........................... : {0}", 
     ipstat.ReceivedPacketsDelivered);
     Console.WriteLine("      Discarded ........................... : {0}", 
     ipstat.ReceivedPacketsDiscarded);   
}

System.Object
  System.Net.NetworkInformation.IPGlobalProperties

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

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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