NetworkInterface.GetIsNetworkAvailable Method

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

Indicates whether any network connection is available.

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

public static bool GetIsNetworkAvailable ()
public static boolean GetIsNetworkAvailable ()
public static function GetIsNetworkAvailable () : boolean

Return Value

true if a network connection is available; otherwise, false.

A network connection is considered to be available if any network interface is marked "up" and is not a loopback or tunnel interface.

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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