TcpListener::Start Method ()
Starts listening for incoming connection requests.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
The Socket, binds it to a local endpoint, and listens for incoming connection attempts. If a connection request is received, the method will queue the request and continue listening for additional requests until you call the Stop method. If TcpListener receives a connection request after it has already queued the maximum number of connections, it will throw a SocketException on the client.method initializes the underlying
To remove a connection from the incoming connection queue, use either the AcceptTcpClient method or the AcceptSocket method. The AcceptTcpClient method will remove a connection from the queue and return a TcpClient that you can use to send and receive data. The AcceptSocket method will return a Socket that you can use to do the same. If your application only requires synchronous I/O, use AcceptTcpClient. For more detailed behavioral control, use AcceptSocket. Both of these methods block until a connection request is available in the queue.
This member outputs trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing in the .NET Framework.
The following code example demonstrates howis used to listen for incoming client connection attempts.
Available since 1.1