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ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition Enumeration

Specifies the locations within the configuration-file hierarchy that can set or override the properties contained within a ConfigurationSection object.

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

public enum ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition

Member nameDescription
MachineOnlyThe ConfigurationSection can be defined only in the Machine.config file.
MachineToApplicationThe ConfigurationSection can be defined either in the Machine.config file or in the Exe.config file in the client application directory. This is the default value.
MachineToRoamingUserThe ConfigurationSection can be defined in the Machine.config file, in the Exe.config file in the client application directory, or in the User.config file in the roaming user directory.
MachineToLocalUserThe ConfigurationSection can be defined in the Machine.config file, in the Exe.config file in the client application directory, in the User.config file in the roaming user directory, or in the User.config file in the local user directory.

The values in this enumeration are optionally used when creating a new instance of the ConfigurationSection class. Note this enumeration applies to client applications only.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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