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Application Development Using Visual Basic® and .NET by Dana L. Wyatt, Peter Thorsteinson, Robert J. Oberg

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ASP.NET Configuration

In our discussion of session state we have seen a number of cases where it is desirable to be able to configure ASP.NET. There are two types of configurations:

  • Server configuration specifies default settings that apply to all ASP.NET applications.

  • Application configuration specifies settings specific to a particular ASP.NET application.

Configuration Files

Configuration is specified in files with an XML format, which are easy to read and to modify.

Server Configuration File

The configuration file is machine.config. This file is located within a version-specific folder under \WINNT\Microsoft..NET\Framework. Because there are separate files for each version of .NET, it is perfectly possible to run different versions of ASP.NET ...

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