IPAddress Constructor (Byte[])

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

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

public IPAddress(
	byte[] address


Type: System.Byte[]
The byte array that contains the IP address.


The length of the address parameter is not 4 bytes required for an IPv4 address or 16 bytes required for an IPv6 address.


The address parameter is null.

The IPAddress is created with IP address 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.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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