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ConfigurationSettings.GetConfig Method

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Returns the ConfigurationSection object for the passed configuration section name and path.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("This method is obsolete, it has been replaced by System.Configuration!System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.GetSection")]
public static Object GetConfig(
	string sectionName
)

Parameters

sectionName
Type: System.String
A configuration name and path, such as "system.net/settings".

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The ConfigurationSection object for the passed configuration section name and path.
NoteNote

The ConfigurationSettings class provides backward compatibility only. You should use the ConfigurationManager class or WebConfigurationManager class instead.

ExceptionCondition
ConfigurationException

Unable to retrieve the requested section.

This method is deprecated and is maintained for backward compatibility. Please use the GetSection method instead.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 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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