ConfigurationSectionCollection Class

Represents a collection of related sections within a configuration file.

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

public sealed class ConfigurationSectionCollection : NameObjectCollectionBase
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public final class ConfigurationSectionCollection extends NameObjectCollectionBase
public final class ConfigurationSectionCollection extends NameObjectCollectionBase
Not applicable.

Use the ConfigurationSectionCollection class to iterate through a collection of ConfigurationSection objects. You can access this collection of objects using the Sections property or the Sections property.

The ConfigurationSectionCollection class is also used in the creation of custom types that extend the ConfigurationSection class.

The following code example shows how to use the ConfigurationSectionCollection class.

The following example is an excerpt of the configuration file used by the previous example.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

    <section name="CustomSection" 
      type="Samples.AspNet.Configuration.CustomSection, ConfigurationSectionCollection, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null" allowDefinition="Everywhere" allowExeDefinition="MachineToApplication" restartOnExternalChanges="true" />


  <CustomSection fileName="default.txt" maxUsers="1000" 
    maxIdleTime="00:05:00" />



Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0