Socket.ProtocolType Property

Gets the protocol type of the Socket.

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

public ProtocolType ProtocolType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.Sockets.ProtocolType
One of the ProtocolType values.

The ProtocolType property is set when the Socket is created, and specifies the protocol used by that Socket.

The following code example displays the AddressFamily, SocketType, and ProtocolType to the console.

        Socket s = new Socket (lep.Address.AddressFamily, SocketType.Stream, ProtocolType.Tcp);

        //Using the AddressFamily, SocketType, and ProtocolType properties.
        Console.WriteLine ("I just set the following properties of socket: " + "Address Family = " + s.AddressFamily.ToString () + "\nSocketType = " + s.SocketType.ToString () + "\nProtocolType = " + s.ProtocolType.ToString ());

.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

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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