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web.config file in Asp.net

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Hello Everyone, Can anyone explain to me what is the web.config file and what is used for? Actually, I am preparing some topics for the asp.net interview and I have doubts regarding this. If anyone knows please explain me.
Nov 26 '20 #1
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A web.config file is a Windows file that lets you customize the way your site or a specific directory on your site behaves. For example, if you place a web. config file in your root directory, it will affect your entire site (www.coolexample.com). ... config files are XML documents that work on Windows servers.

This file is typically found in the C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2. 0.50727\CONFIG directory. The Machine. config file contains settings for all sites running on the machine provided another.
Dec 2 '20 #2
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config file is a xml based configuration file used in ASP.NET based application to manage various settings that concerned with configuration of our website.ASP.NET Configuration system is used to describe the properties and behaviors of various aspects of ASP.NET applications. Configuration files help you to manage the many settings related to your website. Each file is an XML file (with the extension .config) that contains a set of configuration elements. Configuration information is stored in XML-based text files.

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