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ExeConfigurationFileMap Class

Updated: July 2009

Defines the configuration file mapping for an .exe application. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class ExeConfigurationFileMap : ConfigurationFileMap

The ExeConfigurationFileMap class provides a means to define a custom configuration file hierarchy for .exe applications. The ExeConfigurationFileMap class can specify a single path or multiple paths related to configuration files.

For an example that shows how to use this class, see the OpenMappedExeConfiguration method.


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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0




July 2009

Added a link to a code example.

Customer feedback.

April 2009

Clarified wording in summary and Remarks section.