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GetDefaultProxy Method

WebProxy.GetDefaultProxy Method

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Reads the Internet Explorer nondynamic proxy settings.

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

'Declaration
<ObsoleteAttribute("This method has been deprecated. Please use the proxy selected for you by default. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")> _
Public Shared Function GetDefaultProxy As WebProxy

Return Value

Type: System.Net.WebProxy
A WebProxy instance that contains the nondynamic proxy settings from Internet Explorer 5.5 and later.

The GetDefaultProxy method reads the nondynamic proxy settings stored by Internet Explorer 5.5 and later, and creates a WebProxy instance with those settings.

The GetDefaultProxy method does not pick up any dynamic settings that are generated from scripts run by Internet Explorer, from automatic configuration entries, or from DHCP or DNS lookups.

Applications should use the WebRequest.DefaultWebProxy property and the WebRequest.GetSystemWebProxy method instead of the GetDefaultProxy method.

The following code example demonstrates calling this method.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.6
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.6
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1

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