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IPAddress.IPAddress(Byte[]) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the IPAddress class with the address specified as a Byte array.

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

public IPAddress (
	byte[] address
public IPAddress (
	byte[] address
public function IPAddress (
	address : byte[]
Not applicable.



The byte array value of the IP address.

Exception typeCondition


address is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The IPAddress is created with the Address property set to address.

If the length of address is 4, IPAddress(Byte[]) constructs an IPv4 address; otherwise, an IPv6 address with a scope of 0 is constructed.

The Byte array is assumed to be in network byte order with the most significant byte first in index position 0.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0