.NET Framework Class Library
ConfigurationSectionDeserializeSection Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Reads XML from the configuration file.

Namespace:   System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)
Protected Friend Overridable Sub DeserializeSection ( _
	reader As [%$TOPIC/ms224434_en-us_VS_110_1_0_0_0_0%] _
protected internal virtual void DeserializeSection(
	[%$TOPIC/ms224434_en-us_VS_110_1_0_1_0_0%] reader
protected public:
virtual void DeserializeSection(
	[%$TOPIC/ms224434_en-us_VS_110_1_0_2_0_0%]^ reader
abstract DeserializeSection : 
        reader:[%$TOPIC/ms224434_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_0%] -> unit  
override DeserializeSection : 
        reader:[%$TOPIC/ms224434_en-us_VS_110_1_0_3_0_1%] -> unit


Type: System.XmlXmlReader

The XmlReader object, which reads from the configuration file.


reader found no elements in the configuration file.


Deserialization refers to the reading of XML data from a configuration file, its transformation into real-time data, and its storage in an object.

Version Information

.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.