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ActiveXperts Network Component


ActiveXperts Network Component

ActiveXperts Network Component is a Network Communication component for Windows developers.

  • Easy to use API
  • Supports IPv4 and IPv6
  • Provides popular TCP and UDP protocols
  • Runs on all 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms supported by Microsoft
  • 32-bit ActiveX and 64-bit ActiveX included
  • Samples available in C#, VB, ASP.NET, HTML, PHP, Javascript, Delphi and more
How to use ActiveXperts Network Component
How to use the Component
Visual Studio.NET project
Visual Studio.NET project
Web Application
Web Application
GUI Application
GUI Forms Application
Console Application
Console Application

With ActiveXperts Network Component, you can use the following objects:

  • Dns - Query servers running a domain name service (DNS). More »
  • Ftp - Read web pages, analyze content. Supports HTTP-Post, proxies, SSL and more. More »
  • Http - Read web pages, analyze content. Supports HTTP-Post, proxies, SSL and more. More »
  • Icmp - See if you can reach another computer and determine how long it takes. More »
  • IPtoCountry - Translates IP addresses to countries. Use it for web log analysis, marketing purposes, etc. More »
  • Ntp - Query NTP time servers and retrieve the actual date and time. More »
  • Radius - Networking protocol to provide centralized authentication and authorization management. More »
  • Rsh - Run commands or scripts on a remote UNIX or LINUX computer through RSH. More »
  • Scp - Securely transfer files between two computers using the SSH (Secure SHell) protocol. More »
  • Sftp - Allows secure network file transfer over an insecure network, such as the Internet. More »
  • Snmp - Use SNMP operations Get, GetNext, Set and Trap; supports SNMP v1 and SNMP v2c. More »
  • Snmp Trap - Send/receive SNMP traps to/from SNMP agents (v1, v2c) in the network. More »
  • Snmp MIB - Load a MIB database into memory and iterate over all objects and view all properties. More »
  • Ssh - Run commands or scripts on LINUX computer in a secure way using SSH. More »
  • Tcp - Write your own TCP-based client/server applications or Tenet application. More »
  • Tftp - Get/put files from/to a remote TFTP host. More »
  • TraceRoute - Tracks the route packets taken from an IP network on their way to a given host. More »
  • Udp - Create your UDP-based client/server applications; create UDP-based broadcast application. More »
  • VERDE - Get performance data from a NIMBOXX Verde VDI host and its gold images. More »
  • VMware - Get performance data from a VMware host and its virtual machines. More »
  • Wake-On-LAN - Wake up (power-up) machines on your LAN, based on their MAC address. More »
  • Xen -Get performance data from a Citrix Xen host and its virtual machines. More »

ActiveXperts Network Component ships with a service to receive incoming traps in the background:

  • SNMP Trap Receiver Service - Receive incoming traps in the background and save them in a database. More »

ActiveXperts Network Component includes samples for many development tools, including:

Visual Basic .NET - Visual C# .NET - ASP .NET VB - ASP .NET CSharp - Visual C++ - Visual Basic 6 - ASP 2.x - PHP - HTML - VBScript - VBA - PowerShell - Delphi - ColdFusion -

Code Snippet

This code snippet illustrates how to use ActiveXperts Network Component. It locates the country based on a Host/IP. For full samples, go to

Set objIPC  = CreateObject( "AxNetwork.IPtoCountry" )   
objIPC.Host = ""                       
WScript.Echo "Query, result: " & objIPC.LastError         
If objIPC.LastError = 0 Then
  WScript.Echo "Host " & strHost & " is located in " & objIPC.CountryName
End If

Supported Operating Systems

ActiveXperts Network Component is offered as a 32-bit (AxNetwork32.dll) and 64-bit (AxNetwork64.dll) ActiveX component, and runs on the following Operating Systems:

  • Server platforms: Windows 2016, Windows 2012 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2008, Windows 2003
  • Desktop platforms: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP


The core of ActiveXperts Network Component is a ActiveX/COM DLL component is available as a 64-bit DLL and a 32-bit DLL.

  • AxNetwork64.dll - the ActiveX/COM component for 64-bit platforms
  • AxNetwork32.dll - the ActiveX/COM component for 32-bit platforms

Distribution is easy: copy the DLL(s) to the target platform and register the self-registering DLL using the REGSVR32.EXE Windows command. Click here for more information.


There are three different licenses for the ActiveXperts Network Component: Standard License, Professional License and Distribution License:

Click here for detailed information about the License Schemes.

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