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Subject: VB: How to use Internet Explorer proxy setting in the desktop application?

Dears all:

My desktop application fetches XML data via DSL at my home, but gives
exception on Internet access via proxy server in my office LAN.

Please help me.

Muhammad Islam
Posted

1 solution

Have a look at the Default Web Proxy[^] and Default Credentials[^] properties available to you

Either set these programatically against your 'WebRequest' object

E.g.

C#
request.Proxy = System.Net.WebProxy.GetDefaultProxy();
request.Proxy.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials; 


..or you can define the settings in your application config file

XML
<system.net>
<defaultProxy enabled="true" useDefaultCredentials="true" >
<proxy autoDetect="True" scriptLocation="http://wpad.premiers.qld.gov.au/wpad.dat"/>
</defaultProxy>
</system.net>
   
Comments
Muhamamd Islam 10-Mar-11 8:05am
   
Thanks and regards. I'll check it in my office and will tell you the result.

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