Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Reading App Settings from the Web.Config

For a Web Service that needs to read information form the web.config file (in its own virtual directory), the following is all you need to read the information:

using System.Configuration;
String value = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["Param_1"].ToString();

The web.config file would contains something like this:

For more information, go to the following links:

The following link show how to read the root web.config file instead of the one in the virtual directory: