ContactManager.CreateContact Method

Creates a PeerContact instance for the specified PeerNearMe object.

Namespace:  System.Net.PeerToPeer.Collaboration
Assembly:  System.Net (in System.Net.dll)

public PeerContact CreateContact(
	PeerNearMe peerNearMe


Type: System.Net.PeerToPeer.Collaboration.PeerNearMe

The PeerNearMe to associate with the new PeerContact instance.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.PeerToPeer.Collaboration.PeerContact
A PeerContact instance for the specified PeerNearMe.


peerNearMe is null.


This PeerNearMe object has been disposed.

  • The contact manager of the remote peer passed in peerNearMe could not be reached, or the contact could not be read from it.

  • The PeerNearMe instance passed in peerNearMe has no endpoints set on it.

Calling this method requires a PermissionState of Unrestricted.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.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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