IPAddress.IPAddress(Byte[], Int64) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the IPAddress class with the address specified as a Byte array and the specified scope identifier.

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

IPAddress (
	array<unsigned char>^ address, 
	long long scopeid
public IPAddress (
	byte[] address, 
	long scopeid
public function IPAddress (
	address : byte[], 
	scopeid : long
Not applicable.



The byte array value of the IP address.


The long value of the scope identifier.

Exception typeCondition


address is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


scopeid < 0 or

scopeid > 0x00000000FFFFFFFF

This constructor instantiates an IPv6 address. The scopeid identifies a network interface in the case of a link-local address. The scope is valid only for link-local and site-local addresses.

The Byte array is assumed to be in network byte order with the most significant byte first in index position 0.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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