Uri.HostNameType Property


Gets the type of the host name specified in the URI.

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

public UriHostNameType HostNameType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.UriHostNameType

A member of the UriHostNameType enumeration.

Exception Condition

This instance represents a relative URI, and this property is valid only for absolute URIs.

The following example creates a Uri instance and writes the HostNameType to the console.

Uri address1 = new Uri("http://www.contoso.com/index.htm#search");
Console.WriteLine("address 1 {0} a valid scheme name",
      Uri.CheckSchemeName(address1.Scheme) ? " has" : " does not have");

if (address1.Scheme == Uri.UriSchemeHttp)
    Console.WriteLine("Uri is HTTP type");


Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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