IPGlobalProperties.NodeType Property


Gets the Network Basic Input/Output System (NetBIOS) node type of the local computer.

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

public abstract NetBiosNodeType NodeType { get; }

Exception Condition

A Win32 function call failed.

The node type determines the way in which NetBIOS names are resolved to IP addresses. For additional information, see the NetBiosNodeType class overview.

The following code example displays network information for the local computer.

IPGlobalProperties properties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties();
Console.WriteLine("Computer name: {0}", properties.HostName);
Console.WriteLine("Domain name:   {0}", properties.DomainName);
Console.WriteLine("Node type:     {0:f}", properties.NodeType);
Console.WriteLine("DHCP scope:    {0}", properties.DhcpScopeName);
Console.WriteLine("WINS proxy?    {0}", properties.IsWinsProxy);


for reading network information. Associated enumeration: Read.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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