Configuration sections schema

The configuration sections schema contains elements that define custom settings in configuration files. For general information on configuration files and schemas, see Configuration file schema for the .NET Framework.

<configuration> <configSections> <section> <sectionGroup>

<configSections> Contains configuration section and namespace declarations.
<section> for <configSections> and <sectionGroup> Contains a configuration section declaration.
<sectionGroup> for <configSections> Defines a namespace for configuration sections.

Unimplemented elements

The following elements have no impact and should not be used:

  • <clear>
  • <remove>