ConfigurationSection.SectionInformation Property

Gets a SectionInformation object that contains the non-customizable information and functionality of the ConfigurationSection object.

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

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property SectionInformation As SectionInformation

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.SectionInformation
A SectionInformation that contains the non-customizable information and functionality of the ConfigurationSection.

The following example shows how to use the SectionInformation property.

Shared Sub DisplayCustomSectionInformation()

   Try 
      Dim customSection As CustomSection

      customSection = ConfigurationManager.GetSection("CustomSection")

      If customSection Is Nothing Then
         Console.WriteLine(("Failed to load " + "CustomSection" + "."))
      Else 
         ' Display specific information
         Console.WriteLine("Defaults:")
         Console.WriteLine("File Name:       {0}", customSection.FileName)
             Console.WriteLine("Max Users:       {0}", customSection.MaxUsers.ToString())
             Console.WriteLine("Max Idle Time:   {0}", customSection.MaxIdleTime.ToString())

         ' Display generic information
         Console.WriteLine("Generic information:")
         Console.WriteLine("AllowExeDefinition:  {0}", customSection.SectionInformation.AllowExeDefinition.ToString())
         Console.WriteLine("IsLocked:            {0}", customSection.SectionInformation.IsLocked.ToString())
      End If 

   Catch err As ConfigurationErrorsException
      Console.WriteLine(err.ToString())
   End Try 
End Sub 'DisplayCustomSectionInformation

.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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