Export (0) Print
Expand All

personalization Element for webParts (ASP.NET Settings Schema)

Specifies the Web Parts personalization provider and sets Web Parts personalization authorizations.

configuration Element (General Settings Schema)
  system.web Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema)
    webParts Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema)
      personalization Element for webParts (ASP.NET Settings Schema)
<personalization defaultProvider="">
    <authorization>...</authorization>
    <providers>...</providers>
</personalization>

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

Attributes

Attribute

Description

defaultProvider

Optional String attribute.

Sets the name of the default Web Parts personalization provider.

The default value is

"AspNetSqlPersonalizationProvider".

Child Elements

Element

Description

authorization

Optional element.

Sets the Web Parts personalization authorizations for the current Web application.

providers

Optional element.

Sets the Web Parts personalization providers for the current Web application.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

configuration

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

system.web

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

webParts

Allows you to specify a Web Parts personalization provider, set personalization authorizations, and add custom classes that extend the WebPartTransformer class for use by Web Parts connections.

Default Configuration

The following default personalization element is configured in the root Web.config file in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

<personalization>
  <providers>
    <add connectionStringName="LocalSqlServer"
      name="AspNetSqlPersonalizationProvider" 
      type="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.SqlPersonalizationProvider, System.Web, 
      Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a" />
  </providers>

  <authorization>
    <deny users="*" verbs="enterSharedScope" />
      <allow users="*" verbs="modifyState" />
  </authorization>
</personalization>

The following example shows how to configure personalization settings for an ASP.NET application.

<webParts>
  <personalization defaultProvider="AspNetSqlPersonalizationProvider">
    <providers>
      <add name="AspNetSqlPersonalizationProvider"
      type="System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.SqlPersonalizationProvider"
      connectionStringName="LocalSqlServer" applicationName="/" />
    </providers>
    <authorization>
      <deny users="*" verbs="enterSharedScope" />
      <allow users="*" verbs="modifyState" />
    </authorization>
  </personalization>
</webParts>

Providers may only be defined at the application level. However, Authorization can be defined per local directory. Therefore care must be taken when defining both elements at different scopes to ensure that their values do not conflict.

Configuration Section Handler

System.Web.Configuration.WebPartsSection

Configuration Member

WebPartsSection.Personalization

Configurable Locations

Machine.config

Root level Web.config

Application level Web.config

Virtual- or physical directory level Web.config

Requirements

IIS version 5.0, IIS version 5.1, and version 6.0

.NET Framework version 2.0

Visual Studio 2005

Community Additions

ADD
Show:
© 2014 Microsoft