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WebProxy Constructor (String, Boolean)

Initializes a new instance of the WebProxy class with the specified URI and bypass setting.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

Public Sub New ( _
	Address As String, _
	BypassOnLocal As Boolean _


Type: System.String
The URI of the proxy server.
Type: System.Boolean
true to bypass the proxy for local addresses; otherwise, false.


Address is an invalid URI.

The WebProxy instance is initialized with the Address property set to a Uri instance that contains Address and the BypassProxyOnLocal property set to BypassOnLocal.

The following code example demonstrates calling this constructor.

Public Shared Function CreateProxyWithHostAddress(ByVal bypassLocal As Boolean) As WebProxy
    Dim proxy As New WebProxy("http://contoso", bypassLocal)
    Console.WriteLine("Bypass proxy for local URIs?: {0}", proxy.BypassProxyOnLocal)
    Return proxy
End Function

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.