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NetworkInformationPermission Class

Controls access to network information and traffic statistics for the local computer. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class NetworkInformationPermission : CodeAccessPermission, 

This permission is used to secure data returned by the classes in the System.Net.NetworkInformation namespace.

For declarative security, use the NetworkInformationPermissionAttribute class.

The following example creates an unrestricted permission object.

System.Net.NetworkInformation.NetworkInformationPermission unrestricted = 
    new System.Net.NetworkInformation.NetworkInformationPermission(
System::Net::NetworkInformation::NetworkInformationPermission* unrestricted = 
    new System::Net::NetworkInformation::NetworkInformationPermission(


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0