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Retreiving the IE's Proxy Settings.

Posted on 2001-07-26
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Hai Experts,

   How can I retreive the Internet Options (deatails about the proxy settings) found in the Internet Explorer through a Delphi application. Is there any windows API's to track this. Please help...
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Question by:mrk_raj
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by:Mohammed Nasman
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Hello

  you can do that easy by reading the proxy setting from IE setting in the registry

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  Reg: TRegistry;
begin
  Reg := TRegistry.Create;
  Reg.RootKey := HKEY_CURRENT_USER;
  Reg.OpenKey('Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings',false);
  Edit1.Text :=Reg.ReadString('ProxyServer');
end;

Best regards
Mohammed Nasman
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BryGuy earned 400 total points
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That will only retrieve the settings for a LAN.  Try this - it will allow you to pass a connection name and retrieve the settings for it:

function GetIeProxyStatus (Connection : string; var FullProxyHost : string;
  var Enabled : boolean; var ProxyOverride : string) : boolean;
var
  List          : TInternetPerConnOptionList;
  Option        : array [0..2] of TInternetPerConnOption;
  Size          : Cardinal;
begin
  Size := SizeOf(TInternetPerConnOptionList);

  Option[0].dwOption := INTERNET_PER_CONN_PROXY_SERVER;
  Option[1].dwOption := INTERNET_PER_CONN_FLAGS;
  Option[2].dwOption := INTERNET_PER_CONN_PROXY_BYPASS;

  List.dwSize := SizeOf(TInternetPerConnOptionList);

  if Connection = '' then
    List.pszConnection := nil
  else
    List.pszConnection := PChar(Connection);

  List.dwOptionCount := 3;
  List.dwOptionError := 0;
  List.pOptions := @Option;

  Result := InternetQueryOption (nil, INTERNET_OPTION_PER_CONNECTION_OPTION,
    @List, Size);

  if Result then
  begin
    if Option[0].Value.pszValue <> nil then
    begin
      FullProxyHost := string(Option[0].Value.pszValue);
      GlobalFree (Cardinal(Option[0].Value.pszValue));
    end;

    Enabled := (Option[1].Value.dwValue and PROXY_TYPE_PROXY = PROXY_TYPE_PROXY);

    if Option[2].Value.pszValue <> nil then
    begin
      ProxyOverride := string(Option[2].Value.pszValue);
      GlobalFree (Cardinal(Option[2].Value.pszValue));
    end;
  end;
end;

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