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WebClient.Proxy Property

Gets or sets the proxy used by this WebClient object.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
public IWebProxy Proxy { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.IWebProxy
An IWebProxy instance used to send requests.
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

Proxy is set to null.

The Proxy property identifies the IWebProxy instance that communicates with remote servers on behalf of this WebClient object. The proxy is set by the system using configuration files and the Internet Explorer Local Area Network settings. To specify that no proxy should be used, set the Proxy property to the proxy instance returned by the GetEmptyWebProxy method.

For information on automatic proxy detection, see Automatic Proxy Detection.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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