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SystemWebCachingSectionGroup.Cache Property

Gets the cache section contained within the configuration.

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

public CacheSection Cache { get; }

The CacheSection object refers to the cache section of the configuration file. You can use the CacheSection class to modify the cache section programmatically.

The following code example shows how to obtain the CacheSection object from the configuration file of an existing Web application.

// Get the <cache> section.
CacheSection cache =

// Display one of its properties.
msg = String.Format(
"Cache disable expiration: {0}\n",


Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0