UdpAnySourceMulticastClient.BeginSendTo(Byte[], Int32, Int32, IPEndPoint, AsyncCallback, Object) Method

Definition

Warning

This API is now obsolete.

Begins the operation of sending a unicast packet to the specified destination.

public:
 IAsyncResult ^ BeginSendTo(cli::array <System::Byte> ^ buffer, int offset, int count, System::Net::IPEndPoint ^ remoteEndPoint, AsyncCallback ^ callback, System::Object ^ state);
[System.Obsolete("This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.", true)]
public IAsyncResult BeginSendTo (byte[] buffer, int offset, int count, System.Net.IPEndPoint remoteEndPoint, AsyncCallback callback, object state);
member this.BeginSendTo : byte[] * int * int * System.Net.IPEndPoint * AsyncCallback * obj -> IAsyncResult
Public Function BeginSendTo (buffer As Byte(), offset As Integer, count As Integer, remoteEndPoint As IPEndPoint, callback As AsyncCallback, state As Object) As IAsyncResult

Parameters

buffer
Byte[]

The buffer that contains the data to send.

offset
Int32

The offset, in bytes, from the beginning of the buffer to read the data to be sent.

count
Int32

The number of bytes to send from the buffer.

remoteEndPoint
IPEndPoint

The remote endpoint to which the packet is to be sent.

callback
AsyncCallback

The callback method to invoke when the operation completes.

state
Object

Optional state information to pass to the callback method for this operation.

Returns

An IAsyncResult that references this operation.

Attributes

Exceptions

buffer is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

offset is less than 0

-or-

offset is greater than the length of the buffer.

-or-

count is less than 0

-or-

offset plus the count is greater than the length of the buffer.

The multicast group has not yet been joined.

An error occurred when attempting to access the socket.

Remarks

The BeginSendTo method begins an operation of sending a UDP packet to the joined multicast group.

The client must have completed a join to the multicast group. The destination address specified in the remoteEndPoint parameter must have already sent a multicast packet to this receiver. Some protocols use this information to pass along flow control, quality of service statistics, or recovery messages.

The method specified in the callback parameter is invoked when a packet has received.

The transmission is only allowed if the address specified in the remoteEndPoint parameter has already sent a multicast packet to this receiver. If the client is not allowed access, a SocketException is thrown with AccessDenied.

If the destination port specified in the remoteEndPoint parameter is less than 1,024, a SocketException is thrown with AccessDenied.

It is possible to have a socket failure if a receive operation fails synchronously, although this is uncommon with UDP. If a socket failure occurs, a SocketException is thrown. The error received is specified as a member of the SocketError enumeration.

Applies to