Receive Method (Byte[], SocketFlags)

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Receives data from a bound Socket into a receive buffer, using the specified SocketFlags.

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

public int Receive(
	byte[] buffer,
	SocketFlags socketFlags
)

Parameters

buffer
Type: array<System..::..Byte>[]()[][]
An array of type Byte that is the storage location for the received data.
socketFlags
Type: System.Net.Sockets..::..SocketFlags
A bitwise combination of the SocketFlags values.

Return Value

Type: System..::..Int32
The number of bytes received.

The Receive method reads data into the buffer parameter and returns the number of bytes successfully read. You can call Receive from both connection-oriented and connectionless sockets.

This overload only requires you to provide a receive buffer and the necessary SocketFlags. The buffer offset defaults to 0, and the size defaults to the length of the byte parameter.

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