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NamedPipeServerStream Constructor (String, PipeDirection, Int32, PipeTransmissionMode)

Initializes a new instance of the NamedPipeServerStream class with the specified pipe name, pipe direction, maximum number of server instances, and transmission mode.

Namespace:  System.IO.Pipes
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public NamedPipeServerStream(
	string pipeName,
	PipeDirection direction,
	int maxNumberOfServerInstances,
	PipeTransmissionMode transmissionMode
)

Parameters

pipeName
Type: System.String

The name of the pipe.

direction
Type: System.IO.Pipes.PipeDirection

One of the enumeration values that determines the direction of the pipe.

maxNumberOfServerInstances
Type: System.Int32

The maximum number of server instances that share the same name. You can pass MaxAllowedServerInstances for this value.

transmissionMode
Type: System.IO.Pipes.PipeTransmissionMode

One of the enumeration values that determines the transmission mode of the pipe.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

pipeName is null.

ArgumentException

pipeName is a zero-length string.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

pipeName is set to "anonymous".

-or-

direction is not a valid PipeDirection value.

-or-

maxNumberofServerInstances is less than -1 or greater than 254 (-1 indicates MaxAllowedServerInstances)

NotSupportedException

pipeName contains a colon (":").

PlatformNotSupportedException

The operating system is Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, or Windows 95, which are not supported.

IOException

The maximum number of server instances has been exceeded.

This constructor creates a NamedPipeServerStream object that has the following characteristics:

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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