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configuration Element [IIS Settings Schema]

IIS 7.0

NoteNote:

For more information about the configuration element, see the following topic on the Microsoft IIS.net Web site: IIS 7 Configuration Reference.

Specifies the root element in every configuration file. This element must appear first and last in every configuration file.

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements for this section.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Element

Description

system.applicationHost

Contains configuration settings for the Web services process model.

system.ftpServer

Contains global and URL level configuration settings for the FTP service.

system.webServer

Contains configuration settings for a Web server that is running IIS 7.

administrators

This has been deprecated. Do not use.

administratorProviders

This has been deprecated. Do not use.

configPaths

Lists the locations where a configuration setting is set across the distributed configuration file system.

configurationRedirection

Shares IIS configuration files and encryption keys between one or more IIS servers.

modules

Configures modules for IIS Manager. The <modules> list specifies the features that are available in IIS Manager when a user is connected to a site or an application.

moduleProviders

Configures module providers for IIS Manager. A module provider contains the registration information for a module and determines whether a module can run in IIS Manager.

Parent Elements

None.

There must be one configuration element in every applicationHost.config file.

For more information about the configuration element, see the following topic on the Microsoft IIS.net Web site: IIS 7 Configuration Reference.

Configuration locations

Machine.config

ApplicationHost.config

Root application Web.config

Application Web.config

Directory Web.config

Requirements

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.0

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