EndPoint Class

July 28, 2014

Identifies a network address. This is an abstract class.

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

public abstract class EndPoint

The EndPoint type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodEndPointInitializes a new instance of the EndPoint class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyAddressFamilyGets the address family to which the endpoint belongs.
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  NameDescription
Public methodCreateCreates an EndPoint instance from a SocketAddress instance.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSerializeSerializes endpoint information into a SocketAddress instance.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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The EndPoint class provides an abstract base class that represents a network resource or service. Descendant classes combine network connection information to form a connection point to a service.

Capabilities

If you use this API in your app, you must specify the following capabilities in the app manifest. Otherwise, your app might not work correctly or it might exit unexpectedly.

ID_CAP_NETWORKING

Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone OS 7.1

For more info, see App capabilities and hardware requirements for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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