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SectionInformation.AllowDefinition Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets a value indicating where in the configuration file hierarchy the associated configuration section can be defined.

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

public ConfigurationAllowDefinition AllowDefinition { get; set; 
/** @property */
public ConfigurationAllowDefinition get_AllowDefinition ()

/** @property */
public void set_AllowDefinition (ConfigurationAllowDefinition value)

public function get AllowDefinition () : ConfigurationAllowDefinition

public function set AllowDefinition (value : ConfigurationAllowDefinition)

Property Value

A ConfigurationAllowDefinition value indicating where in the configuration file hierarchy the associated ConfigurationSection object may be declared.

AllowDefinition applies only to configuration files of Web applications. For client applications you must use AllowExeDefinition.

The following code examples show how to get the AllowDefinition property value after accessing the related section information in the configuration file.

Get the SectionInformation.

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

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


SectionInformation sInfo =
    section.SectionInformation;

Get the AllowDefinition value.

ConfigurationAllowDefinition allowDefinition =
    sInfo.AllowDefinition;
Console.WriteLine("Allow definition: {0", 
    allowDefinition.ToString() );

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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