UnicastIPAddressInformation.SuffixOrigin Property


Gets a value that identifies the source of a unicast Internet Protocol (IP) address suffix.

 abstract property System::Net::NetworkInformation::SuffixOrigin SuffixOrigin { System::Net::NetworkInformation::SuffixOrigin get(); };
public abstract System.Net.NetworkInformation.SuffixOrigin SuffixOrigin { get; }
member this.SuffixOrigin : System.Net.NetworkInformation.SuffixOrigin
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property SuffixOrigin As SuffixOrigin

Property Value

One of the SuffixOrigin values that identifies how the suffix information was obtained.


This property is not valid on computers running operating systems earlier than Windows XP.


IP addresses are divided into two parts: the prefix and the suffix. The address prefix identifies the network portion of an IP address, and the address suffix identifies the host portion. Prefixes are assigned by global authorities, and suffixes are assigned by local system administrators.

Applies to