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NetworkInformationException Class

The exception that is thrown when an error occurs while retrieving network information.

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

[SerializableAttribute] 
public class NetworkInformationException : Win32Exception
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public class NetworkInformationException extends Win32Exception
SerializableAttribute 
public class NetworkInformationException extends Win32Exception
Not applicable.

Types in the System.Net.NetworkInformation namespace throw this exception when a call to a Win32 function fails. The ErrorCode property contains the result returned by the function.

System.Object
   System.Exception
     System.SystemException
       System.Runtime.InteropServices.ExternalException
         System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception
          System.Net.NetworkInformation.NetworkInformationException

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 Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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