SectionInformation.IsProtected Property

 
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Gets a value that indicates whether the associated configuration section is protected.

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

public bool IsProtected { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if this ConfigurationSection is protected; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Protected configuration sections are encrypted and read-only.

For more information about protected configuration sections, see Encrypting Configuration Information Using Protected Configuration.

The examples in this section show how to get the IsProtected 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 =
        ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(
        ConfigurationUserLevel.None);

// Get the section.
UrlsSection section =
    (UrlsSection)config.GetSection("MyUrls");


SectionInformation sInfo =
    section.SectionInformation;

The following example gets the IsProtected value.

bool protect =
    sInfo.IsProtected;
Console.WriteLine("Section protected?: {0}",
    protect.ToString());

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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