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IPAddress.TryParse Method

Determines whether a string is a valid IP address.

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

public static bool TryParse (
	string ipString,
	out IPAddress address
public static boolean TryParse (
	String ipString, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ IPAddress address
Not applicable.



The string to validate.


The IPAddress version of the string.

Return Value

true if ipString is a valid IP address; otherwise, false.

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