HostingEnvironmentSection Class
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HostingEnvironmentSection Class

 

Defines configuration settings that control the behavior of the application hosting environment. This class cannot be inherited.

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

System.Object
  System.Configuration.ConfigurationElement
    System.Configuration.ConfigurationSection
      System.Web.Configuration.HostingEnvironmentSection

public sealed class HostingEnvironmentSection : ConfigurationSection

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodHostingEnvironmentSection()

This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. Initializes a new instance of the HostingEnvironmentSection class by using default settings.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyCurrentConfiguration

Gets a reference to the top-level Configuration instance that represents the configuration hierarchy that the current ConfigurationElement instance belongs to.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyElementInformation

Gets an ElementInformation object that contains the non-customizable information and functionality of the ConfigurationElement object. (Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protpropertyElementProperty

Gets the ConfigurationElementProperty object that represents the ConfigurationElement object itself.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIdleTimeout

Gets or sets the amount of time, in minutes, before unloading an inactive application.

System_CAPS_protpropertyItem[ConfigurationProperty]

Gets or sets a property or attribute of this configuration element.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protpropertyItem[String]

Gets or sets a property, attribute, or child element of this configuration element.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockAllAttributesExcept

Gets the collection of locked attributes.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockAllElementsExcept

Gets the collection of locked elements.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockAttributes

Gets the collection of locked attributes (Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockElements

Gets the collection of locked elements.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLockItem

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the element is locked.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protpropertyProperties

Gets the collection of properties.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertySectionInformation

Gets a SectionInformation object that contains the non-customizable information and functionality of the ConfigurationSection object. (Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyShadowCopyBinAssemblies

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the assemblies of an application in Bin are shadow copied to the application's ASP.NET Temporary Files directory.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyShutdownTimeout

Gets or sets the amount of time, in seconds, to gracefully shut down the application.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUrlMetadataSlidingExpiration

Gets or sets a value that determines how ASP.NET caches URL metadata.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodDeserializeElement(XmlReader, Boolean)

Reads XML from the configuration file.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodDeserializeSection(XmlReader)

This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. Reads XML from the configuration file.(Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Compares the current ConfigurationElement instance to the specified object.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Gets a unique value representing the current ConfigurationElement instance.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodGetRuntimeObject()

Returns a custom object when overridden in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodInit()

Sets the ConfigurationElement object to its initial state.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodInitializeDefault()

Used to initialize a default set of values for the ConfigurationElement object.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodIsModified()

Indicates whether this configuration element has been modified since it was last saved or loaded when implemented in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodIsReadOnly()

Gets a value indicating whether the ConfigurationElement object is read-only.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodReset(ConfigurationElement)

Resets the internal state of the ConfigurationElement object, including the locks and the properties collections.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodResetModified()

Resets the value of the IsModified method to false when implemented in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_protmethodSerializeElement(XmlWriter, Boolean)

Writes the contents of this configuration element to the configuration file when implemented in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodSerializeSection(ConfigurationElement, String, ConfigurationSaveMode)

This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. Creates an XML string containing an unmerged view of the ConfigurationSection object as a single section to write to a file.(Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_protmethodSerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String)

Writes the outer tags of this configuration element to the configuration file when implemented in a derived class.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodSetReadOnly()

Sets the IsReadOnly property for the ConfigurationElement object and all subelements.(Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

System_CAPS_protmethodShouldSerializeElementInTargetVersion(ConfigurationElement, String, FrameworkName)

Indicates whether the specified element should be serialized when the configuration object hierarchy is serialized for the specified target version of the .NET Framework.(Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_protmethodShouldSerializePropertyInTargetVersion(ConfigurationProperty, String, FrameworkName, ConfigurationElement)

Indicates whether the specified property should be serialized when the configuration object hierarchy is serialized for the specified target version of the .NET Framework.(Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_protmethodShouldSerializeSectionInTargetVersion(FrameworkName)

Indicates whether the current ConfigurationSection instance should be serialized when the configuration object hierarchy is serialized for the specified target version of the .NET Framework.(Inherited from ConfigurationSection.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodUnmerge(ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationSaveMode)

Modifies the ConfigurationElement object to remove all values that should not be saved. (Inherited from ConfigurationElement.)

The HostingEnvironmentSection class provides a way to programmatically access and modify the values of the HostingEnvironmentSection section in the configuration file.When an ASP.NET application is unused for a specified amount of time, it can be unloaded from memory based on the IdleTimeout and ShutdownTimeout properties.

This example demonstrates how to specify values declaratively for several attributes of the hostingEnvironment Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) section, which can also be accessed as members of the HostingEnvironmentSection class.

The following configuration file example shows how to specify values declaratively for the hostingEnvironment Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) section.

<system.web>
  <hostingEnvironment
    idleTimeout="20"
    shutdownTimeout="30"
  />
</system.web>

The following code example demonstrates how to use the HostingEnvironmentSection class.

#region Using directives

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Configuration;

#endregion

namespace Samples.Aspnet.SystemWebConfiguration
{
  class UsingHostingEnvironmentSection
  {
    static void Main(string[] args)
    {
      try
      {
        // Set the path of the config file.
        string configPath = "";

        // Get the Web application configuration object.
        Configuration config = WebConfigurationManager.OpenWebConfiguration(configPath);

        // Get the section related object.
        HostingEnvironmentSection configSection = 
          (HostingEnvironmentSection)config.GetSection("system.web/hostingEnvironment");

        // Display title and info.
        Console.WriteLine("ASP.NET Configuration Info");
        Console.WriteLine();

        // Display Config details.
        Console.WriteLine("File Path: {0}", config.FilePath);
        Console.WriteLine("Section Path: {0}", configSection.SectionInformation.Name);

        // Display IdleTimout property
        Console.WriteLine("Idle Timeout: {0}", configSection.IdleTimeout);

        // Set IdleTimout property
        configSection.IdleTimeout = TimeSpan.FromMinutes(40);

        // Display ShutdownTimeout property
        Console.WriteLine("Shutdown Timeout: {0}", configSection.ShutdownTimeout);

        // Set ShutdownTimeout property
        configSection.ShutdownTimeout = TimeSpan.FromSeconds(60);

        // Update if not locked.
        if (!configSection.SectionInformation.IsLocked)
        {
          config.Save();
          Console.WriteLine("** Configuration updated.");
        }
        else
        {
          Console.WriteLine("** Could not update, section is locked.");
        }
      }
      catch (Exception e)
        {
          // Unknown error.
          Console.WriteLine(e.ToString());
        }

      // Display and wait
      Console.ReadLine();
    }
  }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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