WebRequest.DefaultWebProxy Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets the global HTTP proxy.

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

static property IWebProxy^ DefaultWebProxy {
	IWebProxy^ get ();
	void set (IWebProxy^ value);
/** @property */
public static IWebProxy get_DefaultWebProxy ()

/** @property */
public static void set_DefaultWebProxy (IWebProxy value)

public static function get DefaultWebProxy () : IWebProxy

public static function set DefaultWebProxy (value : IWebProxy)

Property Value

An IWebProxy used by every call to instances of WebRequest.

Exception typeCondition


The value specified for a set operation was a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The DefaultWebProxy property sets the proxy that all WebRequest instances use if the request supports proxies and no proxy is set explicitly using the Proxy property. Proxies are currently supported by FtpWebRequest and HttpWebRequest.

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

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