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SectionInformation.UnprotectSection Method

Removes the protected configuration encryption from the associated configuration section.

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

public void UnprotectSection()

For more information about protected configuration sections, see Encrypting Configuration Information Using Protected Configuration.

The following example shows how to use this method.


static public void UnProtectSection()
{

    // Get the current configuration file.
    System.Configuration.Configuration config =
            ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(
            ConfigurationUserLevel.None);


    // Get the section.
    UrlsSection section =
        (UrlsSection)config.GetSection("MyUrls");


    // Unprotect (decrypt)the section.
    section.SectionInformation.UnprotectSection();

    // Force the section information to be written to
    // the configuration file.
    section.SectionInformation.ForceDeclaration(true);

    // Save the decrypted section.
    section.SectionInformation.ForceSave = true;

    config.Save(ConfigurationSaveMode.Full);

    // Display the decrypted configuration 
    // section. 
    string sectionXml =
        section.SectionInformation.GetRawXml();

    Console.WriteLine("Decrypted section:");
    Console.WriteLine(sectionXml);

}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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