Ping.SendPingAsync Method (String)
Sends an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo message with the specified data buffer to the specified computer, and receive a corresponding ICMP echo reply message from that computer as an asynchronous operation.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
<HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, ExternalThreading := True)> Public Function SendPingAsync ( hostNameOrAddress As String ) As Task(Of PingReply)
The computer that is the destination for the ICMP echo message. The value specified for this parameter can be a host name or a string representation of an IP address.
This operation will not block. The returned Task(Of TResult)> object will complete after the ICMP packet has been sent and the response has been received.
Available since 4.5