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PersonalizationAdministration.Providers Property

Returns a collection of personalization providers indexed by name.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static PersonalizationProviderCollection Providers { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.PersonalizationProviderCollection
A read-only PersonalizationProviderCollection that contains the personalization providers available to the application.


The provider for a personalization provider defined in configuration is not of the correct type.


A configuration exception occurred while attempting to create and initialize an instance of one of the configured personalization providers.

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The default personalization provider defined in configuration could not be found.

This property returns a collection of personalization providers. The collection is populated at the initialization of the application and contains references to provider objects indexed by name. The default provider is indexed by the name specified in the Web.config or Machine.config configuration file.

Note that the returned collection is read-only; calls to Remove, Add, or Clear will result in an exception being thrown.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.