IPAddress.TryParse Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Determines whether a string is a valid IP address.

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

Public Shared Function TryParse ( _
	ipString As String, _
	<OutAttribute> ByRef address As IPAddress _
) As Boolean
Dim ipString As String
Dim address As IPAddress
Dim returnValue As Boolean

returnValue = IPAddress.TryParse(ipString, address)
public static boolean TryParse (
	String ipString, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ IPAddress address
JScript does not support passing value-type arguments by reference.



The string to validate.


The IPAddress version of the string.

Return Value

true if ipString is a valid IP address; otherwise, false.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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