WebClient::Proxy Property


Gets or sets the proxy used by this WebClient object.

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

property IWebProxy^ Proxy {
	IWebProxy^ get();
	void set(IWebProxy^ value);

Property Value

Type: System.Net::IWebProxy^

An IWebProxy instance used to send requests.

Exception Condition

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.


that is unrestricted. Associated enumeration: Unrestricted.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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