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TcpClient.TcpClient(AddressFamily) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the TcpClient class with the specified family.

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

public TcpClient (
	AddressFamily family
public TcpClient (
	AddressFamily family
public function TcpClient (
	family : AddressFamily
Not applicable.



The AddressFamily of the IP protocol.

Exception typeCondition


The family parameter is not equal to AddressFamily.InterNetwork


The family parameter is not equal to AddressFamily.InterNetworkV6


This member outputs trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing.

The following code example demonstrates how to create an instance of the TcpClient class.

TcpClient tcpClientD = new TcpClient (AddressFamily.InterNetwork);

TcpClient tcpClientD =
    new TcpClient(AddressFamily.InterNetwork);

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