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ConfigurationSection.SectionInformation Property

Gets a SectionInformation object that contains the non-customizable information and functionality of the ConfigurationSection object.

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

Public ReadOnly Property SectionInformation As SectionInformation

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.SectionInformation
A SectionInformation that contains the non-customizable information and functionality of the ConfigurationSection.

The following example shows how to use the SectionInformation property.

Shared Sub DisplayCustomSectionInformation()

      Dim customSection As CustomSection

      customSection = ConfigurationManager.GetSection("CustomSection")

      If customSection Is Nothing Then
         Console.WriteLine(("Failed to load " + "CustomSection" + "."))
         ' Display specific information
         Console.WriteLine("File Name:       {0}", customSection.FileName)
             Console.WriteLine("Max Users:       {0}", customSection.MaxUsers.ToString())
             Console.WriteLine("Max Idle Time:   {0}", customSection.MaxIdleTime.ToString())

         ' Display generic information
         Console.WriteLine("Generic information:")
         Console.WriteLine("AllowExeDefinition:  {0}", customSection.SectionInformation.AllowExeDefinition.ToString())
         Console.WriteLine("IsLocked:            {0}", customSection.SectionInformation.IsLocked.ToString())
      End If

   Catch err As ConfigurationErrorsException
   End Try
End Sub 'DisplayCustomSectionInformation

.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.