MulticastIPAddressInformation.AddressValidLifetime Property


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Gets the number of seconds remaining during which this address is valid.

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

public abstract long AddressValidLifetime { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64

An Int64 value that specifies the number of seconds left for this address to remain assigned.

Exception Condition

This property is not valid on computers running operating systems earlier than Windows XP.

Use the value returned by this property to determine whether this address can be used by your application. Whenever possible, applications should use a preferred address. Use DuplicateAddressDetectionState to determine the preferred address.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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