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Configuration.EvaluationContext Property

Gets the ContextInformation object for the Configuration object.

Namespace:  System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

public ContextInformation EvaluationContext { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.ContextInformation
The ContextInformation object for the Configuration object.

A ContextInformation object provides the context necessary for a Configuration object to respond based upon where it is being evaluated.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the EvaluationContext property.

ContextInformation evalContext =
    config.EvaluationContext as ContextInformation;
Console.WriteLine("Machine level: {0}",

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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