DetectAutoProxyUrl function (winineti.h)

Attempts to determine the location of a WPAD autoproxy script.

Syntax

BOOL DetectAutoProxyUrl(
  [in, out] PSTR  pszAutoProxyUrl,
  [in]      DWORD cchAutoProxyUrl,
  [in]      DWORD dwDetectFlags
);

Parameters

[in, out] pszAutoProxyUrl

Pointer to a buffer to receive the URL from which a WPAD autoproxy script can be downloaded.

[in] cchAutoProxyUrl

Size of the buffer pointed to by lpszAutoProxyUrl, in bytes.

[in] dwDetectFlags

Automation detection type. This parameter can be one or both of the following values.

Value Meaning
PROXY_AUTO_DETECT_TYPE_DHCP
Use a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) search to identify the proxy.
PROXY_AUTO_DETECT_TYPE_DNS_A
Use a well qualified name search to identify the proxy.

Return value

Returns TRUE if successful, or FALSE otherwise. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

Note  WinINet does not support server implementations. In addition, it should not be used from a service. For server implementations or services use Microsoft Windows HTTP Services (WinHTTP).
 

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winineti.h (include Wininet.h)
Library Wininet.lib
DLL Wininet.dll

See also

InternetDeInitializeAutoProxyDll

InternetGetProxyInfo

InternetInitializeAutoProxyDll