IInternalConfigHost.OpenStreamForRead Method (String, Boolean)

Opens a Stream object to read a configuration file.

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

Stream OpenStreamForRead(
	string streamName,
	bool assertPermissions


Type: System.String

A string representing the name of the Stream object performing I/O tasks on the configuration file.

Type: System.Boolean

true to assert permissions; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
Returns the Stream object specified by streamName.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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