WebRequest.GetSystemWebProxy Method


Returns a proxy configured with the Internet Explorer settings of the currently impersonated user.

 static System::Net::IWebProxy ^ GetSystemWebProxy();
public static System.Net.IWebProxy GetSystemWebProxy ();
static member GetSystemWebProxy : unit -> System.Net.IWebProxy
Public Shared Function GetSystemWebProxy () As IWebProxy



An IWebProxy used by every call to instances of WebRequest.


GetSystemWebProxy method reads the current user's Internet Explorer (IE) proxy settings. This process includes the IE options to automatically detect proxy settings, use an automatic configuration script, manual proxy server settings, and advanced manual proxy server settings.

If your application is impersonating several users, you can use the GetSystemWebProxy method to retrieve a proxy for each impersonated user.

Applies to