Represents a peer for which a user has retrieved extended information.
Assembly: System.Net (in System.Net.dll)
A contact represents a trusted peer. A object must be created for a remote peer or PeerNearMe for a user to collaborate with the remote peer when it is outside of the "People Near Me" scope. A object can exist as either an application running on a remote computer, or the user of a remote computer. An instance of this class can be added to the ContactManager which stores the contact information in a persistent manner.
An application invitation from a is both authenticated and encrypted. The UI dialog to accept or reject an invitation from a peer contact also indicates that that the inviter is trusted.
Subscribing to a object means a remote peer can see its registered applications, objects and presence information. To subscribe to a , the caller must be signed in to the peer collaboration infrastructure via SignIn or signed in via the Windows UI. All other operations do not require sign-in.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008
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.