SocketException Class

The exception that is thrown when a socket error occurs.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.Net.Sockets.SocketException

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Class SocketException _
    Inherits Exception
public class SocketException : Exception

The SocketException type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SocketException() Initializes a new instance of the SocketException class with the last operating system error code.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SocketException(Int32) Initializes a new instance of the SocketException class with the specified error code.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Data Gets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ErrorCode Gets the error code that is associated with this exception.
Protected propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone HResult Gets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone InnerException Gets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Message Gets a message that describes the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SocketErrorCode Gets the error code that is associated with this exception.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone StackTrace Gets a string representation of the frames on the call stack at the time the current exception was thrown. (Inherited from Exception.)

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetBaseException When overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetType Gets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ToString Creates and returns a string representation of the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)

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Remarks

A SocketException is thrown by the Socket classes when an error occurs with the network.

The default constructor for the SocketException class 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 on MSDN.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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