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SectionInformation.AllowDefinition Property

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)

member AllowDefinition : ConfigurationAllowDefinition with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationAllowDefinition
A value that indicates where in the configuration file hierarchy the associated ConfigurationSection object can be declared.

ExceptionCondition
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.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

The following example gets the AllowDefinition value.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.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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