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<settings> Element (Network Settings)

Configures basic network options for the System.Net namespace.

<configuration> Element
  <system.net> Element (Network Settings)
    <settings> Element (Network Settings)
<settings>
..<httpListener> … </httpListener>
..<httpWebRequest> … </httpWebRequest>
..<ipv6> … </ipv6>
..<performanceCounters> … </performanceCounters>
  <servicePointManager> … </servicePointManager>
..<socket> … </socket>
..<webProxyScript> … </webProxyScript>
</settings>

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

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Element

Description

<httpListener>

Customizes parameters used by the HttpListener class.

<httpWebRequest>

Customizes Web request parameters.

<ipv6>

Enables Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) support.

<performanceCounters>

Enables network performance counters.

<servicePointManager>

Configures connections to network resources.

<socket>

Specifies whether socket operations use completion ports.

<webProxyScript>

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

Parent Elements

Element

Description

<system.net>

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

Configuration Files

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

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