<settings> Element (Network Settings)

Configures basic network options for the System.Net namespace.

<configuration>
<system.net>
<settings>

Syntax

      <settings>  
..<httpListener> … </httpListener>  
..<httpWebRequest> … </httpWebRequest>  
..<ipv6> … </ipv6>  
..<performanceCounters> … </performanceCounters>  
  <servicePointManager> … </servicePointManager>  
..<socket> … </socket>  
..<webProxyScript> … </webProxyScript>  
</settings>  

Attributes and Elements

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Element Description
httpListener Customizes parameters used by the HttpListener class.
httpWebRequest Customizes Web request parameters.
ipv6 Enables Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) support.
<performanceCounter> Element (Network Settings) Enables network performance counters.
servicePointManager Configures connections to network resources.
socket Specifies whether socket operations use completion ports.
<webProxyScript> Element (Network Settings) Configures the characteristics of the script used to discover Web proxies.

Parent Elements

Element Description
system.net Contains settings that specify how the .NET Framework connects to the network.

Remarks

Configuration Files

This element can be used in the application configuration file or the machine configuration file (Machine.config).

See Also

System.Net
Network Settings Schema