Returns the net location portion of a given URL.


func CFURLCopyNetLocation(_ anURL: CFURL!) -> CFString!



The CFURL object to examine.

Return Value

The net location of anURL, or NULL if the URL cannot be decomposed (doesn't conform to RFC 1808). Ownership follows the create rule. See The Create Rule.


The URL net location is the portion of the URL that identifies the network address of the resource. It includes the optional username and password, as well as the target machine’s IP address or host name.

This function leaves any percent escape sequences intact.

See Also

Accessing the Parts of a URL

func CFURLCanBeDecomposed(CFURL!) -> Bool

Determines if the given URL conforms to RFC 1808 and therefore can be decomposed.

func CFURLCopyFragment(CFURL!, CFString!) -> CFString!

Returns the fragment from a given URL.

func CFURLCopyHostName(CFURL!) -> CFString!

Returns the host name of a given URL.

func CFURLCopyLastPathComponent(CFURL!) -> CFString!

Returns the last path component of a given URL.

func CFURLCopyParameterString(CFURL!, CFString!) -> CFString!

Returns the parameter string from a given URL.

func CFURLCopyPassword(CFURL!) -> CFString!

Returns the password of a given URL.

func CFURLCopyPath(CFURL!) -> CFString!

Returns the path portion of a given URL.

func CFURLCopyPathExtension(CFURL!) -> CFString!

Returns the path extension of a given URL.

func CFURLCopyQueryString(CFURL!, CFString!) -> CFString!

Returns the query string of a given URL.

func CFURLCopyResourceSpecifier(CFURL!) -> CFString!

Returns any additional resource specifiers after the path.

func CFURLCopyScheme(CFURL!) -> CFString!

Returns the scheme portion of a given URL.

func CFURLCopyUserName(CFURL!) -> CFString!

Returns the user name from a given URL.

func CFURLGetPortNumber(CFURL!) -> Int32

Returns the port number from a given URL.

func CFURLHasDirectoryPath(CFURL!) -> Bool

Determines if a given URL's path represents a directory.