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HttpContextBase.GetSection Method

When overridden in a derived class, gets the specified configuration section of the current application's default configuration.

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

public virtual Object GetSection(
	string sectionName


Type: System.String
The configuration section path (in XPath format) and the configuration element name.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The specified section, or null if the section does not exist.



.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.