$AllowInternet

$AllowInternet

controls whether the Wolfram System is allowed to access the internet.

Details

  • Set $AllowInternet to False to prevent the Wolfram System from attempting to use the internet.
  • You can also set the value using the Help Internet & Mail Settings dialog.
  • The value of $AllowInternet is preserved between sessions.
  • With $AllowInternet set to False, some useful internal functionality will be disabled, such as access to the Wolfram Knowledgebase and automatic paclet updates.

Examples

Basic Examples  (1)

Give the current default setting:

When $AllowInternet is set to False, internet operations are disabled:

Restore the original setting:

Wolfram Research (2020), $AllowInternet, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$AllowInternet.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2020), $AllowInternet, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$AllowInternet.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_$allowinternet, author="Wolfram Research", title="{$AllowInternet}", year="2020", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$AllowInternet.html}", note=[Accessed: 29-November-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_$allowinternet, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={$AllowInternet}, year={2020}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$AllowInternet.html}, note=[Accessed: 29-November-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2020. "$AllowInternet." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$AllowInternet.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2020). $AllowInternet. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$AllowInternet.html