Network::IsAvailable Property

 

Indicates whether a computer is connected to a network.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public:
property bool IsAvailable {
	bool get();
}

Property Value

Type: System::Boolean

True if the computer is connected to a network; otherwise False.

IsAvailable always returns False when called from a Click Once application or if the user does not have NetworkInformationPermission.

The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer.Network.IsAvailable property.

To

See

Check whether a computer is connected to a network

How to: Check Connection Status in Visual Basic

This example checks the property's status and reports it.

If My.Computer.Network.IsAvailable = True Then
    MsgBox("Computer is connected.")
Else  
    MsgBox("Computer is not connected.")
End If

FileIOPermission

Controls the ability to access files and folders. Associated enumeration: Unrestricted.

WebPermission

Controls rights to access HTTP Internet resources. Associated enumeration: Unrestricted.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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