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Proxy Property

WebClient.Proxy Property

Gets or sets the proxy used by this WebClient object.

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

Public Property Proxy As IWebProxy

Property Value

Type: System.Net.IWebProxy
An IWebProxy instance used to send requests.


Proxy is set to Nothing.

The Proxy property identifies the IWebProxy instance that communicates with remote servers on behalf of this WebClient object. The proxy is set by the system using configuration files and the Internet Explorer Local Area Network settings. To specify that no proxy should be used, set the Proxy property to the proxy instance returned by the GetEmptyWebProxy method.

For information on automatic proxy detection, see Automatic Proxy Detection.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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