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providers Element for sessionState (ASP.NET Settings Schema)

Contains a collection of custom session-state store providers.

This element is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

configuration Element (General Settings Schema)
  system.web Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema)
    sessionState Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema)
      providers Element for sessionState (ASP.NET Settings Schema)
<providers>
   <add 
      
      
      
      
   />
   <remove />
   <clear/>
</providers>

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

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Element

Description

Add

Optional element.

Adds a provider to the collection of session-state store providers.

clear

Optional element.

Removes all references to inherited session-state store providers, allowing only the session-state store providers that are added by the current add element.

Remove

Optional element.

Removes a reference to an inherited session-state store provider from the collection.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

configuration

Specifies the required root element in every configuration file that is used by the common language runtime and the .NET Framework applications.

system.web

Specifies the root element for the ASP.NET configuration settings in a configuration file and contains configuration elements that configure ASP.NET Web applications and control how the applications behave.

sessionState

Configures session-state settings for the current application.

The providers element contains a collection of custom session-state store providers. The custom session-state store provider must inherit from the SessionStateStoreProviderBase class.

For information about accessing and modifying configuration values for the sessionState element in application code, see ProviderSettingsCollection and Providers.

Default Configuration

The following default providers element is not explicitly configured in the Machine.config file or in the root Web.config file. However, it is the default configuration that is returned by the application.

<sessionState
   <!-- Attribute settings. -->
>
   <providers>
      <clear />
   </providers>
</sessionState>

The following code example shows how to configure the Web.config file for an ASP.NET application to use a custom session-state store provider. For information about implementing a session-state store provider, including a sample provider, see Implementing a Session-State Store Provider.

<configuration>
  <connectionStrings>
    <add name="OdbcSessionServices" connectionString="DSN=SessionState;" />
  </connectionStrings>

  <system.web>
    <sessionState 
      cookieless="true"
      regenerateExpiredSessionId="true" 
      mode="Custom"
      customProvider="OdbcSessionProvider">
      <providers>
        <add name="OdbcSessionProvider"
          type="Samples.AspNet.Session.OdbcSessionStateStore"
          connectionStringName="OdbcSessionServices" 
          writeExceptionsToEventLog="false" />
      </providers>
    </sessionState>
  </system.web>
</configuration>

Configuration section handler

SessionStateSection

Configuration member

ProviderSettingsCollection

Providers

Configurable locations

Machine.config

Root-level Web.config

Application-level Web.config

Requirements

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 5.0, 5.1, or 6.0

The .NET Framework version 2.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 or Visual Studio 2005

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