<configuration> Element

 

The root element in every configuration file used by the common language runtime and .NET Framework applications.

<configuration>

  
      <configuration>   
   <!-- configuration settings -->   
</configuration>  

ElementDescription
<assemblyBinding> ElementSpecifies assembly binding policy at the configuration level.
Startup Settings SchemaAll elements in the startup settings schema.
Runtime Settings SchemaAll elements in the runtime settings schema.
Remoting Settings SchemaAll elements in the remoting settings schema.
Network Settings SchemaAll elements in the network settings schema.
Cryptography Settings SchemaAll elements in the crypto settings schema.
Configuration Sections SchemaAll elements in the configuration section settings schema.
Trace and Debug Settings SchemaAll elements in the trace and debug settings schema.
ASP.NET Settings SchemaAll elements in the ASP.NET configuration schema, which includes elements for configuring ASP.NET Web sites and applications. Used in Web.config files.
XML Web Services Settings SchemaAll elements in the Web services settings schema.
Web Settings SchemaAll elements in the Web settings schema, which includes elements for configuring how ASP.NET works with a host application such as IIS. Used in aspnet.config files.

Each configuration file must contain exactly one <configuration> element.

Configuration File Schema

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