Dns.GetHostByAddress Method (String)

 
Note: This API is now obsolete.

Creates an IPHostEntry instance from an IP address.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("GetHostByAddress is obsoleted for this type, please use GetHostEntry instead. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")]
public static IPHostEntry GetHostByAddress(
	string address
)

Parameters

address
Type: System.String

An IP address.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.IPHostEntry

An IPHostEntry instance.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

address is null.

SocketException

An error is encountered when resolving address.

FormatException

address is not a valid IP address.

System_CAPS_noteNote

This member emits trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing in the .NET Framework.

DnsPermission

for accessing DNS information. Associated enumeration: PermissionState.Unrestricted

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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