System.Configuration.Provider Namespace

Contains the base classes shared by both server and client applications to support a pluggable model to easily add or remove functionality.



Provides a base implementation for the extensible provider model.


Represents a collection of provider objects that inherit from ProviderBase.


The exception that is thrown when a configuration provider error has occurred. This exception class is also used by providers to throw exceptions when internal errors occur within the provider that do not map to other pre-existing exception classes.