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MachineKey Property

SystemWebSectionGroup.MachineKey Property

Gets the machineKey section.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("machineKey")]
public MachineKeySection MachineKey { get; }

The MachineKeySection object refers to the machineKey section of the configuration file.

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

// Get the machineKey section.
MachineKeySection machineKey =
    systemWeb.MachineKey;
// Read section information.
info =
    machineKey.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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