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PipeDirection Enumeration

Specifies the direction of the pipe.

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

[SerializableAttribute]
public enum PipeDirection

Member nameDescription
InSpecifies that the pipe direction is in.
OutSpecifies that the pipe direction is out.
InOutSpecifies that the pipe direction is two-way.

Anonymous pipes must have a pipe direction of In or Out. A PipeDirection value of InOut is not supported by anonymous pipes because they are defined to be one-way only.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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