How to Ping an IP address in C#

By FoxLearn 7/18/2024 8:07:52 AM   9.1K
Pinging an IP address in a C# Windows Forms application can be accomplished using the Ping class from the System.Net.NetworkInformation namespace.

How to ping an IP address in C#

Drag and drop the Label, TextBox and Button controls from the Visual Studio toolbox to your form designer.

ping an ip address using c#

Adding a click event handler to the Ping button allows you to ping an ip address.

private void btnPing_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    Ping ping = new Ping();
    PingReply reply = ping.Send(txtIP.Text, 1000);
    MessageBox.Show(reply.Status.ToString(), "Message", MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Information);

Enter an IP address or hostname in the txtIP TextBox, then click the btnPing Button. The result will be displayed in the MessageBox.

And don't forget to include the namespace below to your form.

using System.Net.NetworkInformation;

The PING class determines whether a remote computer can be accessed over the network. It provides the same functionality as the PING.EXE command line tool.