SectionInformation.IsLocked Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets a value indicating whether the associated configuration section is locked.

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

public bool IsLocked { get; 
/** @property */
public boolean get_IsLocked ()

public function get IsLocked () : boolean

Property Value

true if the section is locked; otherwise, false.

The IsLocked property returns true when the related section is locked by AllowOverride or AllowDefinition.

The following code examples show how to get the IsLocked property value after accessing the related section information in the configuration file.

Get the SectionInformation.

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

// Get the section.
UrlsSection section =

SectionInformation sInfo =

Get the IsLocked value.

bool locked =
Console.WriteLine("Section locked?: {0",

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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