Network Settings Schema

Network settings specify how the .NET Framework connects to the Internet and handle web addresses. Network settings exist under two child configuration elements:

Element

Description

<system.net> Element (Network Settings)

Contains settings that specify how the .NET Framework connects to the network.

<uri> Element (Uri Settings)

Contains settings that specify how the .NET Framework handles web addresses expressed using uniform resource identifiers (URIs).

The <system.net> settings specify how the .NET Framework connects to the network. The following table describes the function of each child configuration element under the <system.net> Element (Network Settings).

Element

Description

<authenticationModules> Element (Network Settings)

Specifies the modules used to authenticate Internet requests.

<connectionManagement> Element (Network Settings)

Specifies the maximum number of connections to Internet hosts.

<defaultProxy> Element (Network Settings)

Specifies the proxy server used for HTTP requests to the Internet.

<mailSettings> Element (Network Settings)

Contains settings for mail sending options.

<requestCaching> Element (Network Settings)

Specifies the modules used to request information from Internet hosts.

<requestCaching> Element (Network Settings)

Configures basic network options for the System.Net namespace.

<webRequestModules> Element (Network Settings)

Specifies the modules used to request information from Internet hosts.

The <uri> settings specify how the .NET Framework handles web addresses expressed using uniform resource identifiers (URIs). The following table describes the function of each child configuration element under the <uri> Element (Uri Settings).

Element

Description

<idn> Element (Uri Settings)

Specifies if Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) parsing is applied to domain names.

<iriParsing> Element (Uri Settings)

Specifies if International Resource Identifier (IRI) parsing is applied to a Uri and whether IRI parsing rules should be applied.

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