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SocketAddress::Item Property

Gets or sets the specified index element in the underlying buffer.

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

property unsigned char Item[int offset] {
	unsigned char get (int offset);
	void set (int offset, unsigned char value);


Type: System::Int32
The array index element of the desired information.

Property Value

Type: System::Byte
The value of the specified index element in the underlying buffer.


The specified index does not exist in the buffer.

This property gets or sets the specified byte position in the underlying buffer.


Be sure to call Size before referring to elements in the underlying buffer. Referring to an index that does not exist will cause the SocketAddress to throw an IndexOutOfRangeException.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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