Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.net
Class SocketAddress

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.net.SocketAddress
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable
Direct Known Subclasses:
InetSocketAddress

public abstract class SocketAddress
extends Object
implements Serializable

This class represents a Socket Address with no protocol attachment. As an abstract class, it is meant to be subclassed with a specific, protocol dependent, implementation.

It provides an immutable object used by sockets for binding, connecting, or as returned values.

Since:
1.4
See Also:
Socket, ServerSocket, Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
SocketAddress()
           
 
Method Summary
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

SocketAddress

public SocketAddress()

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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