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IWebProxy.GetProxy Method

Returns the URI of a proxy.

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

Function GetProxy ( _
	destination As Uri _
) As Uri
Dim instance As IWebProxy
Dim destination As Uri
Dim returnValue As Uri

returnValue = instance.GetProxy(destination)
Uri GetProxy (
	Uri destination
function GetProxy (
	destination : Uri
) : Uri



A Uri that specifies the requested Internet resource.

Return Value

A Uri instance that contains the URI of the proxy used to contact destination.

The GetProxy method returns the URI of the proxy server that handles requests to the Internet resource that is specified in the destination parameter.

The following example uses the GetProxy method to return the URI that the WebRequest uses to access the Internet resource.

Public Shared Sub Main()
    Dim webProxy_Interface As New WebProxy_Interface(New Uri(""))
    webProxy_Interface.Credentials = New NetworkCredential("microsoft", ".Net")
    Console.WriteLine("The web proxy is : {0}", webProxy_Interface.GetProxy(New Uri("")))
    'Determine whether the Web proxy can be bypassed for the site "".
console.writeline("For the Uri , the ")
    If webProxy_Interface.IsBypassed(New Uri("")) Then
        Console.WriteLine("webproxy is by passed")
        Console.WriteLine("webproxy is not bypassed")
    End If 
End Sub 'Main

WebProxyInterface webProxyInterface = new WebProxyInterface(
    new Uri(""));
webProxyInterface.set_Credentials(new NetworkCredential(
    "microsoft", ".Net"));
Console.WriteLine("The web proxy is : {0}", webProxyInterface.
    GetProxy(new Uri("")));

// Check if the webproxy can ne bypassed for the site 
if (webProxyInterface.IsBypassed(new Uri(
    ""))) {
    Console.WriteLine("Web Proxy is by passed");
else {
    Console.WriteLine("Web Proxy is not by passed");

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