SectionInformation.AllowDefinition Property

 
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Gets or sets a value that indicates where in the configuration file hierarchy the associated configuration section can be defined.

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

Public Property AllowDefinition As ConfigurationAllowDefinition

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationAllowDefinition

A value that indicates where in the configuration file hierarchy the associated ConfigurationSection object can be declared.

Exception Condition
ConfigurationErrorsException

The selected value conflicts with a value that is already defined.

AllowDefinition applies only to configuration files of Web applications. For client applications, you must use AllowExeDefinition.

The examples in this section show how to get the AllowDefinition property value after accessing the related section information in the configuration file.

The following example gets the SectionInformation object.

' Get the current configuration file.
Dim config _
As System.Configuration.Configuration = _
ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration( _
ConfigurationUserLevel.None)

' Get the section.
Dim section As UrlsSection = _
CType(config.GetSection("MyUrls"), UrlsSection)

Dim sInfo As SectionInformation = _
section.SectionInformation

The following example gets the AllowDefinition value.

Dim allowDefinition _
As ConfigurationAllowDefinition = _
sInfo.AllowDefinition
Console.WriteLine("Allow definition: {0}", _
allowDefinition.ToString())

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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