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SectionInformation Property
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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)

'Declaration
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()

   Try 
      Dim customSection As CustomSection

      customSection = ConfigurationManager.GetSection("CustomSection")

      If customSection Is Nothing Then
         Console.WriteLine(("Failed to load " + "CustomSection" + "."))
      Else 
         ' Display specific information
         Console.WriteLine("Defaults:")
         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
      Console.WriteLine(err.ToString())
   End Try 
End Sub 'DisplayCustomSectionInformation

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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