SocketException Constructor

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Initializes a new instance of the SocketException class with the last operating system error code.

Namespace:  System.Net.Sockets
Assembly:  System.Net (in System.Net.dll)


<SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute> _
Public Sub New
public SocketException()


The SocketException constructor sets the ErrorCode property to the last operating system socket error that occurred.

For more information about socket error codes, see the Windows Sockets version 2 API error code documentation.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1


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