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<settings> Element (Network Settings) 

Configures basic network options for the System.Net namespace.


<settings>
  <servicePointManager> … </servicePointManager>
..<httpWebRequest> … </httpWebRequest>
..<ipv6> … </ipv6>
..<socket> … </socket>
..<webProxyScript> … </webProxyScript>
..<performanceCounters> … </performanceCounters>
</settings>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Element Description

httpWebRequest

Customizes Web request parameters.

ipv6

Enables Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) support.

servicePointManager

Configures connections to network resources.

socket

Specifies whether socket operations use completion ports.

<webProxyScript> Element (Network Settings)

Configures the characteristics of the script used to discover Web proxies.

<performanceCounter> Element (Network Settings)

Enables network performance counters.

Parent Elements

Element Description

system.net

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

This element can be used in the application configuration file or the machine configuration file (Machine.config).

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