IcmpV4Statistics.EchoRepliesReceived Property


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Gets the number of Internet Control Message Protocol version 4 (ICMPv4) Echo Reply messages that were received.

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

public abstract long EchoRepliesReceived { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64

An Int64 value that specifies the total number of number of ICMP Echo Reply messages that were received.

Echo Request and Echo Reply messages allow a computer to request an ICMP response from a remote computer on a network. This functionality is often used to determine the validity of remote addresses.

The following example displays the value of this property.

public static void ShowIcmpV4EchoData()
    IPGlobalProperties properties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties();
    IcmpV4Statistics statistics = properties.GetIcmpV4Statistics();
    Console.WriteLine("  Echo Requests ....................... Sent: {0,-10}   Received: {1,-10}",
        statistics.EchoRequestsSent, statistics.EchoRequestsReceived);
    Console.WriteLine("  Echo Replies ........................ Sent: {0,-10}   Received: {1,-10}",
        statistics.EchoRepliesSent, statistics.EchoRepliesReceived);

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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