ASP.NET Configuration Files – Quick Questions
Question 1 :
Can a folder contain two web.config files directly under same folder ?
Answer 1 :
No a folder cannot contain two web.config files directly under same folder . You can have one web.config under the folder and another web.configs under sub folders.
Question 2 :
What does machine.config contains ?
Answer 2 :
machine.config contains system wide configuration settings.
Question 3 :
What is the location of machine.config ?
Answer 3 :
machine.config can be located under C: /windows/Microsoft.NET/FrameworkNumber/Config folder where FrameworkNumber is framework number you are using whicn can be 1.1 or 2.0 or 3.5.
Question 4 :
How can you override machine.config settings in your application?
Answer 4 :
You can override machine.config settings using web.config file at the your application root folder.
Question 5 :
How can you ovverride settings of web.config in parent or root folder ?
Answer 5 :
One can add more web.config file in subfolder and can override the setting of parent folder or root folder web.config file
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