SocketAsyncEventArgs.AcceptSocket Property

Gets or sets the socket to use or the socket created for accepting a connection with an asynchronous socket method.

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

public Socket AcceptSocket { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.Sockets.Socket
The Socket to use or the socket created for accepting a connection with an asynchronous socket method.

This property can be used to provide an already created Socket that will be used for an asynchronous socket accept operation. Upon completion of the accept operation, it is the socket representing the accepted connection. If not supplied (set to null) before calling the Socket.AcceptAsync method, a new socket will be created automatically and be accessible in the completion callback with this property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP1, 2.0 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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