IPv4InterfaceProperties.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive IPv4InterfaceProperties.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive IPv4InterfaceProperties.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive IPv4InterfaceProperties.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive Property

Definition

Gets a Boolean value that indicates whether this interface has an automatic private IP addressing (APIPA) address.

public:
 abstract property bool IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive { bool get(); };
public abstract bool IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive { get; }
member this.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive : bool
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive As Boolean

Property Value

true if the interface uses an APIPA address; otherwise, false.

Examples

The following code example gets an IPv4InterfaceProperties object and displays its data.

void DisplayIPv4NetworkInterfaces()
{
   array<NetworkInterface^>^nics = NetworkInterface::GetAllNetworkInterfaces();
   IPGlobalProperties ^ properties = IPGlobalProperties::GetIPGlobalProperties();
   Console::WriteLine( "IPv4 interface information for {0}.{1}", properties->HostName, properties->DomainName );
   System::Collections::IEnumerator^ myEnum23 = nics->GetEnumerator();
   while ( myEnum23->MoveNext() )
   {
      NetworkInterface ^ adapter = safe_cast<NetworkInterface ^>(myEnum23->Current);

      // Only display informatin for interfaces that support IPv4.
      if ( adapter->Supports( NetworkInterfaceComponent::IPv4 ) == false )
      {
         continue;
      }
      Console::WriteLine();
      Console::WriteLine( adapter->Description );

      // Underline the description.
      Console::WriteLine( String::Empty->PadLeft( adapter->Description->Length, '=' ) );
      IPInterfaceProperties ^ adapterProperties = adapter->GetIPProperties();

      // Try to get the IPv4 interface properties.
      IPv4InterfaceProperties ^ p = adapterProperties->GetIPv4Properties();
      if ( !p )
      {
         Console::WriteLine( "No IPv4 information is available for this interface." );
         continue;
      }

      // Display the IPv4 specific data.
      Console::WriteLine( "  Index ............................. : {0}", 
         p->Index );
      Console::WriteLine( "  MTU ............................... : {0}", 
         p->Mtu );
      Console::WriteLine( "  APIPA active....................... : {0}", 
         p->IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive );
      Console::WriteLine( "  APIPA enabled...................... : {0}", 
         p->IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingEnabled );
      Console::WriteLine( "  Forwarding enabled................. : {0}", 
         p->IsForwardingEnabled );
      Console::WriteLine( "  Uses WINS ......................... : {0}", 
         p->UsesWins );
   }
}
public static void DisplayIPv4NetworkInterfaces()
{
    NetworkInterface[] nics = NetworkInterface.GetAllNetworkInterfaces();
    IPGlobalProperties properties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties();
    Console.WriteLine("IPv4 interface information for {0}.{1}",
       properties.HostName, properties.DomainName);
    Console.WriteLine();   

    foreach (NetworkInterface adapter in nics)
    {
        // Only display informatin for interfaces that support IPv4.
        if (adapter.Supports(NetworkInterfaceComponent.IPv4) == false)
        {
            continue;
        }
        Console.WriteLine(adapter.Description);
        // Underline the description.
        Console.WriteLine(String.Empty.PadLeft(adapter.Description.Length,'='));
        IPInterfaceProperties adapterProperties = adapter.GetIPProperties();
        // Try to get the IPv4 interface properties.
        IPv4InterfaceProperties p = adapterProperties.GetIPv4Properties();
        
        if (p == null)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("No IPv4 information is available for this interface.");
            Console.WriteLine();
            continue;
        }
        // Display the IPv4 specific data.
        Console.WriteLine("  Index ............................. : {0}", p.Index);
        Console.WriteLine("  MTU ............................... : {0}", p.Mtu);
        Console.WriteLine("  APIPA active....................... : {0}", 
            p.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive);
        Console.WriteLine("  APIPA enabled...................... : {0}", 
            p.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingEnabled);
        Console.WriteLine("  Forwarding enabled................. : {0}", 
            p.IsForwardingEnabled);
        Console.WriteLine("  Uses WINS ......................... : {0}", 
            p.UsesWins);
        Console.WriteLine();
    }
}
Public Shared Sub DisplayIPv4NetworkInterfaces() 
    Dim nics As NetworkInterface() = NetworkInterface.GetAllNetworkInterfaces()
    Dim properties As IPGlobalProperties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties()
    Console.WriteLine("IPv4 interface information for {0}.{1}", properties.HostName, properties.DomainName)
    
    Dim adapter As NetworkInterface
    For Each adapter In  nics
        ' Only display informatin for interfaces that support IPv4.
        If adapter.Supports(NetworkInterfaceComponent.IPv4) = False Then
            GoTo ContinueForEach1
        End If
        Console.WriteLine()
        Console.WriteLine(adapter.Description)
        ' Underline the description.
        Console.WriteLine(String.Empty.PadLeft(adapter.Description.Length, "="c))
        Dim adapterProperties As IPInterfaceProperties = adapter.GetIPProperties()
        ' Try to get the IPv4 interface properties.
        Dim p As IPv4InterfaceProperties = adapterProperties.GetIPv4Properties()
        
        If p Is Nothing Then
            Console.WriteLine("No IPv4 information is available for this interface.")
            GoTo ContinueForEach1
        End If
        ' Display the IPv4 specific data.
        Console.WriteLine("  Index ............................. : {0}", p.Index)
        Console.WriteLine("  MTU ............................... : {0}", p.Mtu)
        Console.WriteLine("  APIPA active....................... : {0}", p.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingActive)
        Console.WriteLine("  APIPA enabled...................... : {0}", p.IsAutomaticPrivateAddressingEnabled)
        Console.WriteLine("  Forwarding enabled................. : {0}", p.IsForwardingEnabled)
        Console.WriteLine("  Uses WINS ......................... : {0}", p.UsesWins)
    ContinueForEach1:
    Next adapter

End Sub

Remarks

Automatic private IP addressing allows computers that do not have access to a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server to be automatically assigned an IP address that does not conflict with public addresses. These addresses are in the range 169.254.0.0 to 169.254.255.255.

Applies to