Proxy Property

WebClient.Proxy Property

 

Gets or sets the proxy used by this WebClient object.

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

public IWebProxy Proxy { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net.IWebProxy

An IWebProxy instance used to send requests.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

Proxy is set to null.

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.

WebPermission

that is unrestricted. Associated enumeration: Unrestricted.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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