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Identity Property

SystemWebSectionGroup.Identity Property

Gets the identity section.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("identity")]
public IdentitySection Identity { get; }

The IdentitySection object refers to the identity section of the configuration file.

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

// Get the identity section.
IdentitySection identity =
    systemWeb.Identity;
// Read section information.
info =
    identity.SectionInformation;
name = info.SectionName;
type = info.Type;
declared = info.IsDeclared.ToString();
msg = String.Format(
    "Name:     {0}\nDeclared: {1}\nType:     {2}\n",
    name, declared, type);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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