IPHostEntry Class

 
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Provides a container class for Internet host address information.

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

System.Object
  System.Net.IPHostEntry

public class IPHostEntry

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodIPHostEntry()

Initializes a new instance of the IPHostEntry class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyAddressList

Gets or sets a list of IP addresses that are associated with a host.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyAliases

Gets or sets a list of aliases that are associated with a host.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHostName

Gets or sets the DNS name of the host.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The IPHostEntry class associates a Domain Name System (DNS) host name with an array of aliases and an array of matching IP addresses.

The IPHostEntry class is used as a helper class with the Dns class.

The following example queries the DNS database for information on the host www.contoso.com and returns the information in an IPHostEntry instance.

IPHostEntry hostInfo = Dns.GetHostByName("www.contoso.com");

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

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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