IPAddress::IPv6Any Field

 
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The Socket::Bind method uses the IPv6Any field to indicate that a Socket must listen for client activity on all network interfaces.

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

public:
static initonly IPAddress^ IPv6Any

Field Value

Type: System.Net::IPAddress^

The IPv6Any field is equivalent to 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0 in colon-hexadecimal notation, or to :: in compact notation.

The following code example displays the value of the current host's Any address in standard compressed format.

// This method displays the value of the current host's Any address in
// standard compressed format. The Any address is used by the host to enable
// listening to client activities on all the interfaces for a given port.
void displayIPv6AnyAddress()
{
   try
   {
      // Get the Any address.
      IPAddress^ any = IPAddress::IPv6Any;

      // Transform the Any address to a string using the overloaded
      // ToString() method. Note that the resulting string is in the compact
      // form: "::".
      String^ ipv6Any = any->ToString();

      // Display the Any address.
      Console::WriteLine( "The IPv6 Any address is: {0}", ipv6Any );
   }
   catch ( Exception^ e ) 
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "->Item[displayIPv6AnyAddress] Exception: {0}", e );
   }
}

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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