HttpModuleAction Class

Configures the HttpModulesSection modules. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class HttpModuleAction : ConfigurationElement

The HttpModuleAction class provides a way to programmatically access and modify the add element of the httpModules section of a configuration file.

The HttpModuleAction type is part of a group that includes the HttpModuleActionCollection, collection, and the HttpModulesSection types.

How to: Create and Configure an HTTP ModuleConfiguring ASP .NET Web Applications
How to: Create and Configure an HTTP ModuleConfiguring ASP .NET Web Applications

This example demonstrates how to specify values declaratively for several attributes of the add element of the httpModules section, which can also be accessed as members of the HttpModuleAction class.

The following configuration file example shows how to specify values declaratively for the httpModules section.

Refer to the HTTP Module Configuration Sample to see how to build and configure an HTTP module.

    <add name="TimerModule" 
      type="Samples.Aspnet.Configuration.RequestTimeInterval, RequestTimeInterval Version=1.0.1557.23158, Culture=neutral,
      PublicKeyToken=7bfb33146a87b52e, processorArchitecture=MSIL"/>

The following code example shows how to use the HttpModuleAction class.

// Get the Web application configuration.
System.Configuration.Configuration configuration =

// Get the section. 
HttpModulesSection httpModulesSection = 
    (HttpModulesSection) configuration.GetSection(


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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