WebProxy Constructor (String)

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

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

WebProxy (
	String^ Address
public WebProxy (
	String Address
public function WebProxy (
	Address : String



The URI of the proxy server.

Exception typeCondition


Address is an invalid URI.

The WebProxy instance is initialized with the Address property set to a Uri instance containing Address.

The following code example demonstrates calling this constructor.

WebProxy^ CreateProxyWithHost()
   return gcnew WebProxy( "http://contoso" );

public static WebProxy CreateProxyWithHost()
    return new WebProxy("http://contoso");
} //CreateProxyWithHost

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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