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ProxyElement Class

Identifies the configuration settings for Web proxy server. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class ProxyElement : ConfigurationElement

The following table shows the configuration attributes of the <proxy> Element (Network Settings) configuration element to which this class corresponds.




A URI that identifies the Web proxy server to use.


Determines whether the Web proxy is bypassed for local resources.


Controls whether the Internet Explorer Web proxy settings are used.


Controls whether default credentials are used when accessing the configuration script.


Specifies the number of seconds that elapse before the configuration script is refreshed.


Specifies the number of seconds allowed for the configuration script to be downloaded.


Controls whether default credentials are used when accessing the Web proxy.

This class is used to specify and configure the Web proxy server to use for requests made with the WebRequest and WebClient classes.

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