SocketExtensions.GetCurrentNetworkInterface Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets all available information about the network interface.

Namespace: Microsoft.Phone.Net.NetworkInformation
Assembly: Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)

Syntax

<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function GetCurrentNetworkInterface ( _
    socket As Socket _
) As NetworkInterfaceInfo
public static NetworkInterfaceInfo GetCurrentNetworkInterface(
    this Socket socket
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Phone.Net.NetworkInformation..::.NetworkInterfaceInfo
All available information about the network interface. Use the InterfaceType and InterfaceSubtype properties to determine the network interface technology.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type Socket. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

socket is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

NetworkException

socket is not bound.

NetworkException

Unable to get the session handle for socket.

NetworkException

socket is not connected.

NetworkException

Unable to get the information for socket.

Remarks

For more information about extension methods, see Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide) or How to: Call an Extension Method (Visual Basic).

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

SocketExtensions Class

Microsoft.Phone.Net.NetworkInformation Namespace