EndPoint.Serialize Method

Serializes endpoint information into a SocketAddress instance.

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

Public Overridable Function Serialize As SocketAddress
Dim instance As EndPoint
Dim returnValue As SocketAddress

returnValue = instance.Serialize
public SocketAddress Serialize ()
public function Serialize () : SocketAddress

Return Value

A SocketAddress instance that contains the endpoint information.

Exception typeCondition


Any attempt is made to access the method when the method is not overridden in a descendant class.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0