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Enable Property

ProcessModelSection.Enable Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the process model is enabled.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("enable", DefaultValue = true)]
public bool Enable { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the process model is enabled; otherwise, false. The default value is true.

The Enable property specifies whether ASP.NET is hosted in an external worker process. If Enable is true, ASP.NET is hosted in an external worker process; otherwise, it runs directly in Inetinfo.exe.


Running ASP.NET in Inetinfo.exe is not recommended, because this involves running the application in the Local System security context. When ASP.NET runs in Internet Information Services (IIS) 6 native mode, this setting is ignored, so there is usually no reason to set it to false.

The following code example shows how to access the Enable property.

                // Get the current Enable property value.

                bool enable = processModelSection.Enable;

                // Set the Enable property to false.
                processModelSection.Enable = false;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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