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IPInterfaceProperties.GetIPv4Properties Method

Provides Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) configuration data for this network interface.

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

public abstract IPv4InterfaceProperties GetIPv4Properties()

Return Value

Type: System.Net.NetworkInformation.IPv4InterfaceProperties
An IPv4InterfaceProperties object that contains IPv4 configuration data, or null if no data is available for the interface.


The interface does not support the IPv4 protocol.

This property returns null for Loopback interfaces.

For a detailed description of the information available for an interface that supports IPv4, see the IPv4InterfaceProperties class documentation. Note that the object returned by the GetIPv4Properties method reflects the configuration as of the time the object is created. This information is not updated dynamically.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.