SocketAsyncEventArgs.Buffer Property

Gets the data buffer to use with an asynchronous socket method.

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

public byte[] Buffer { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Byte[]
A Byte array that represents the data buffer to use with an asynchronous socket method.

This property gets the data buffer currently associated with the SocketAsyncEventArgs instance. To set the buffer, the SetBuffer method must be used.

This property is used with the Socket.AcceptAsync, Socket.ConnectAsync, Socket.ReceiveAsync, Socket.ReceiveFromAsync, Socket.ReceiveMessageFromAsync, Socket.SendAsync, and Socket.SendToAsync methods. The BufferList parameter is ignored by these operations.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP1, 2.0 SP1
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