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HttpContext.GetAppConfig Method

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Returns requested configuration information for the current application.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("The recommended alternative is System.Web.Configuration.WebConfigurationManager.GetWebApplicationSection in System.Web.dll.")]
public static Object GetAppConfig(
	string name


Type: System.String
The application configuration tag for which information is requested.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An object containing configuration information. (Cast the returned configuration section to the appropriate configuration type before use.)

The GetAppConfig method has been deprecated. Use the GetWebApplicationSection method of the WebConfigurationManager class to get configuration information for the current application.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2

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.