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Socket.ReceiveTimeout Property

Gets or sets a value that specifies the amount of time after which a synchronous Receive call will time out.

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

member ReceiveTimeout : int with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The time-out value, in milliseconds. The default value is 0, which indicates an infinite time-out period. Specifying -1 also indicates an infinite time-out period.

ExceptionCondition
SocketException

An error occurred when attempting to access the socket.

ObjectDisposedException

The Socket has been closed.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The value specified for a set operation is less than -1.

This option applies to synchronous Receive calls only. If the time-out period is exceeded, the Receive method will throw a SocketException.

The following code example demonstrates the use of the ReceiveTimeout property.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.
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