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BypassElement Class

Represents the address information for resources that are not retrieved using a proxy server. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class BypassElement : ConfigurationElement

This class corresponds to the address attribute of the <add> Element for bypasslist (Network Settings) configuration element.

This class is used to specify when a proxy server should not be used to handle requests made with the WebRequest and WebClient classes. A resource in the bypass list is retrieved directly from the server where it resides.

This class provides programmatic access to information that can be stored in configuration files.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0