PeerContact.FromXml Method

Creates a PeerContact instance based on provided XML data.

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

public static PeerContact FromXml(
	string peerContactXml


Type: System.String

The XML encoding used to reconstruct the PeerContact.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.PeerToPeer.Collaboration.PeerContact
A string that represents the XML object model for encoding the PeerContact instance.


Parameter cannot be null.

  • Unable to complete FromXml operation

  • Parameter is not a valid FromXml object.

The string to pass as the parameter should be obtained from ToXml.

This class is intended to be a lightweight implementation of a simple XML object model for use within the collaboration infrastructure, and not for use as a general XML object model.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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