Socket.IOControl Method (Int32, Byte(), Byte())
Sets low-level operating modes for the Socket using numerical control codes.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
'Declaration Public Function IOControl ( _ ioControlCode As Integer, _ optionInValue As Byte(), _ optionOutValue As Byte() _ ) As Integer
- Type: System.Int32
An Int32 value that specifies the control code of the operation to perform.
- Type: System.Byte()
A Byte array that contains the input data required by the operation.
Return ValueType: System.Int32
The number of bytes in the optionOutValue parameter.
An error occurred when attempting to access the socket. See the Remarks section for more information.
The Socket has been closed.
An attempt was made to change the blocking mode without using the Blocking property.
A caller in the call stack does not have the required permissions.
The IOControl method provides low-level access to the operating system Socket underlying the current instance of the Socket class. For more information, see the WSAIoctl documentation in the MSDN library.
If you receive a SocketException, use the SocketException.ErrorCode property to obtain the specific error code. After you have obtained this code, refer to the Windows Sockets version 2 API error code documentation in the MSDN library for a detailed description of the error.
This member outputs trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing in the .NET Framework.