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IPAddress.GetAddressBytes Method

Provides a copy of the IPAddress as an array of bytes.

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

public byte[] GetAddressBytes ()
public byte[] GetAddressBytes ()
public function GetAddressBytes () : byte[]
Not applicable.

Return Value

A Byte array.

The following code example shows how to get a server IP address in byte format.

Byte[] bytes = curAdd.GetAddressBytes();
for (int i = 0; i < bytes.Length; i++) 

ubyte bytes[] = curAdd.GetAddressBytes();
for (int i = 0; i < bytes.length; i++) {

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