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ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition Enumeration

Specifies the locations within the configuration-file hierarchy that can set or override the properties contained within a ConfigurationSection object.

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

public enum ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition

Member nameDescription
MachineOnlyThe ConfigurationSection can be defined only in the Machine.config file.
MachineToApplicationThe ConfigurationSection can be defined either in the Machine.config file or in the Exe.config file in the client application directory. This is the default value.
MachineToLocalUserThe ConfigurationSection can be defined in the Machine.config file, in the Exe.config file in the client application directory, in the User.config file in the roaming user directory, or in the User.config file in the local user directory.
MachineToRoamingUserThe ConfigurationSection can be defined in the Machine.config file, in the Exe.config file in the client application directory, or in the User.config file in the roaming user directory.

The values in this enumeration are optionally used when creating a new instance of the ConfigurationSection class. Note this enumeration applies to client applications only.

.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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