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Cloud.GetCloudByName Method

Returns the Cloud object with the specified cloud name.

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

public static Cloud GetCloudByName(
	string cloudName


Type: System.String
Contains the name of the PNRP Cloud.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.PeerToPeer.Cloud
The Cloud object with the specified cloud name.


The Cloud name is not known.

The maximum size of the name is 256 characters.

If the cloudName parameter is null or empty, then null is returned.

The scope of the cloud, Global, link-local, or otherwise, is specified in Scope.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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

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