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Uri.IsLoopback Property

Gets a Boolean value indicating whether the specified Uri references the local host.

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

public bool IsLoopback { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_IsLoopback ()

public function get IsLoopback () : boolean

Property Value

true if this Uri references the local host; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition

InvalidOperationException

This instance represents a relative URI, and this property is valid only for absolute URIs.

IsLoopback returns true if the URI specified when this instance was created was 127.0.0.1, loopback, or localhost, or if the URI did not specify host information (for example, file:///c:Dir/file.txt). All other URIs return false.

The following example creates a Uri instance and determines whether it references a local host.

Uri uriAddress2 =  new Uri("file://server/filename.ext");
Console.WriteLine(uriAddress2.LocalPath);
Console.WriteLine("Uri {0} a UNC path", uriAddress2.IsUnc ? "is" : "is not");
Console.WriteLine("Uri {0} a local host", uriAddress2.IsLoopback ? "is" : "is not");
Console.WriteLine("Uri {0} a file", uriAddress2.IsFile ? "is" : "is not");

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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