SectionInformation.AllowExeDefinition Property

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

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

public ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition AllowExeDefinition { get; set; }
/** @property */
public ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition get_AllowExeDefinition ()

/** @property */
public void set_AllowExeDefinition (ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition value)

public function get AllowExeDefinition () : ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition

public function set AllowExeDefinition (value : ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition)

Not applicable.

Property Value

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

Exception typeCondition


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

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

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

The following example gets the SectionInformation object.

// Get the current configuration file.
System.Configuration.Configuration config =

// Get the section.
UrlsSection section =

SectionInformation sInfo =

The following example gets the AllowExeDefinition value.

ConfigurationAllowExeDefinition allowExeDefinition =
Console.WriteLine("Allow exe definition: {0}",

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