IPGlobalStatistics.ReceivedPackets Property

Gets the number of Internet Protocol (IP) packets received.

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

'Declaration
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property ReceivedPackets As Long

Property Value

Type: System.Int64
An Int64 value that specifies the total number of IP packets received.

The value returned by this property includes packets received in error.

The following code example displays statistics for received IP packets.

Public Shared Sub ShowInboundIPStatistics() 
    Dim properties As IPGlobalProperties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties()
    Dim ipstat As IPGlobalStatistics = 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)

End Sub 'ShowInboundIPStatistics

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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