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NetworkInformationException Class

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

The exception that is thrown when an error occurs while retrieving network information.

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

public ref class NetworkInformationException : public Win32Exception
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public class NetworkInformationException extends Win32Exception
public class NetworkInformationException extends Win32Exception

Types in the System.Net.NetworkInformation namespace throw this exception when a call to a Win32 function fails. The ErrorCode property contains the result returned by the function.


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

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