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IcmpV4Statistics.EchoRequestsSent Property

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

Gets the number of Internet Control Message Protocol version 4 (ICMPv4) Echo Request messages that were sent.

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

public abstract long EchoRequestsSent { get; }
/** @property */
public abstract long get_EchoRequestsSent ()

public abstract function get EchoRequestsSent () : long

Property Value

An Int64 value that specifies the total number of number of ICMP Echo Request messages that were sent.

Echo Request and Echo Reply messages allow a computer to request an ICMP response from a remote computer on a network. This functionality is often used to determine the validity of remote addresses.

The following example displays the value of this property.

public static void ShowIcmpV4EchoData()
    IPGlobalProperties properties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties();
    IcmpV4Statistics statistics = properties.GetIcmpV4Statistics();
    Console.WriteLine("  Echo Requests ....................... Sent: {0,-10}   Received: {1,-10}",
        statistics.EchoRequestsSent, statistics.EchoRequestsReceived);
    Console.WriteLine("  Echo Replies ........................ Sent: {0,-10}   Received: {1,-10}",
        statistics.EchoRepliesSent, statistics.EchoRepliesReceived);

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