AppDomainSetup.SetConfigurationBytes Method (Byte[])


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Provides XML configuration information for the application domain, replacing the application's XML configuration information.

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

public void SetConfigurationBytes(
	byte[] value


Type: System.Byte[]

An array that contains the XML configuration information to be used for the application domain.

The SetConfigurationBytes method provides a way to replace the configuration information of an application that creates a new application domain. The configuration file information in valuereplaces the configuration file information for the application. For example, when the Example.exe application creates a new application domain, it can replace the configuration information originally obtained from the Example.exe.config file.


Some consumers of configuration file information do not use the information stored by the SetConfigurationBytes method. The runtime does not enforce this. To ensure that all configuration file information is replaced in a new application domain, use the ConfigurationFile property to specify a configuration file. The SetConfigurationBytes method does affect assembly binding.

The XML in value is the same as the XML in a normal configuration file, except that it is stored as a Byte array.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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