IPAddress.ToString Method

Converts an Internet address to its standard notation.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the IP address in either IPv4 dotted-quad or in IPv6 colon-hexadecimal notation.

ExceptionCondition
SocketException

The address family is InterNetworkV6 and the address is bad.

The ToString method converts the IP address that is stored in the Address property to either IPv4 dotted-quad or IPv6 colon-hexadecimal notation.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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