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IPGlobalProperties.GetIPv6GlobalStatistics Method

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

Provides Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) statistical data for the local computer.

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

public abstract IPGlobalStatistics GetIPv6GlobalStatistics ()
public abstract IPGlobalStatistics GetIPv6GlobalStatistics ()
public abstract function GetIPv6GlobalStatistics () : IPGlobalStatistics

Return Value

An IPGlobalStatistics object that provides IPv6 traffic statistics for the local computer.

Exception typeCondition

NetworkInformationException

The call to the Win32 function GetIpStatistics failed.

PlatformNotSupportedException

The local computer is not running an operating system that supports IPv6.

IPv6 is a network layer protocol responsible for routing data packets from its source computer to its destination. The IPv6 protocol is not supported on computers with Windows 2000 or earlier operating systems.

For details on the IP traffic statistics available to applications, see the IPGlobalStatistics class documentation. Note that the object returned by this method reflects the statistics as of the time the IPGlobalStatistics object is created. This information is not updated dynamically.

The following code example displays IP statistics for the local computer.

public static void ShowIPStatistics(NetworkInterfaceComponent version)
{
    IPGlobalProperties properties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties();
    IPGlobalStatistics ipstat = null;
    switch (version)
    {
        case NetworkInterfaceComponent.IPv4:
             ipstat = properties.GetIPv4GlobalStatistics();
           Console.WriteLine("{0}IPv4 Statistics ",Environment.NewLine);
            break;
        case NetworkInterfaceComponent.IPv6:
            ipstat = properties.GetIPv4GlobalStatistics();
            Console.WriteLine("{0}IPv6 Statistics ",Environment.NewLine);
            break;
        default:
            throw new ArgumentException("version");
            break;
    }
    Console.WriteLine("  Forwarding enabled ...................... : {0}", 
        ipstat.ForwardingEnabled);
    Console.WriteLine("  Interfaces .............................. : {0}", 
        ipstat.NumberOfInterfaces);
    Console.WriteLine("  IP addresses ............................ : {0}", 
        ipstat.NumberOfIPAddresses);
    Console.WriteLine("  Routes .................................. : {0}", 
        ipstat.NumberOfRoutes);
    Console.WriteLine("  Default TTL ............................. : {0}", 
        ipstat.DefaultTtl);
    Console.WriteLine("");    
    Console.WriteLine("  Inbound Packet Data:");
    Console.WriteLine("      Received ............................ : {0}", 
        ipstat.ReceivedPackets);
    Console.WriteLine("      Forwarded ........................... : {0}", 
        ipstat.ReceivedPacketsForwarded);
    Console.WriteLine("      Delivered ........................... : {0}", 
        ipstat.ReceivedPacketsDelivered);
    Console.WriteLine("      Discarded ........................... : {0}", 
        ipstat.ReceivedPacketsDiscarded);
    Console.WriteLine("      Header Errors ....................... : {0}", 
        ipstat.ReceivedPacketsWithHeadersErrors);
    Console.WriteLine("      Address Errors ...................... : {0}", 
        ipstat.ReceivedPacketsWithAddressErrors);
    Console.WriteLine("      Unknown Protocol Errors ............. : {0}", 
        ipstat.ReceivedPacketsWithUnknownProtocol);
    Console.WriteLine("");    
    Console.WriteLine("  Outbound Packet Data:");
    Console.WriteLine("      Requested ........................... : {0}", 
         ipstat.OutputPacketRequests);
    Console.WriteLine("      Discarded ........................... : {0}", 
        ipstat.OutputPacketsDiscarded);
    Console.WriteLine("      No Routing Discards ................. : {0}", 
        ipstat.OutputPacketsWithNoRoute);
    Console.WriteLine("      Routing Entry Discards .............. : {0}", 
        ipstat.OutputPacketRoutingDiscards);
    Console.WriteLine("");    
    Console.WriteLine("  Reassembly Data:");
    Console.WriteLine("      Reassembly Timeout .................. : {0}", 
        ipstat.PacketReassemblyTimeout);
    Console.WriteLine("      Reassemblies Required ............... : {0}", 
        ipstat.PacketReassembliesRequired);
    Console.WriteLine("      Packets Reassembled ................. : {0}", 
        ipstat.PacketsReassembled);
    Console.WriteLine("      Packets Fragmented .................. : {0}", 
        ipstat.PacketsFragmented);
    Console.WriteLine("      Fragment Failures ................... : {0}", 
        ipstat.PacketFragmentFailures);
    Console.WriteLine("");
}

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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