IPAddress Constructor (Byte[])


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


Type: System.Byte[]

The byte array value of the IP address.

Exception Condition

address is null.


address contains a bad IP address.

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.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
Return to top