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Address Property
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IPAddressInformation.Address Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets the Internet Protocol (IP) address.

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

public abstract IPAddress Address { get; }
/** @property */
public abstract IPAddress get_Address ()

public abstract function get Address () : IPAddress

Property Value

An IPAddress instance that contains the IP address of an interface.

The IP address uniquely identifies the interface on the network.

The following code example displays the multicast addresses for the network interfaces on the local computer.

public static void DisplayMulticastAddresses()
    Console.WriteLine("Multicast Addresses");
    NetworkInterface[] adapters  = NetworkInterface.GetAllNetworkInterfaces();
    foreach (NetworkInterface adapter in adapters)
        IPInterfaceProperties adapterProperties = adapter.GetIPProperties();
        MulticastIPAddressInformationCollection multiCast = adapterProperties.MulticastAddresses;
        if (multiCast.Count > 0)
            foreach (IPAddressInformation multi in multiCast)
                Console.WriteLine("  Multicast Address ....................... : {0} {1} {2}", 
                    multi.IsTransient ? "Transient" : "", 
                    multi.IsDnsEligible ? "DNS Eligible" : ""

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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

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