Saturday, 3 October 2015

Check web config file either encrypt or not.

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This is example how to check if web.config file is encrypt or not. refer this article to encrypt and decrypt web config file.

The example will check web config file for 3 section which is ConnectionString, AppSetting, and system.web/authentication .

Code Behind

  private static string[] sectionName = { "connectionStrings", "appSettings", "system.web/authentication" };  
     public static string[] SectionName  
         return sectionName;  
         sectionName = value;  
     /// <summary>  
     /// method to check if web config file is encrypted or not  
     /// </summary>  
     /// <returns></returns>  
     private bool CheckWebConfigIfEncrypt()  
       bool isEncrypt = false;  
       foreach (string a in SectionName)  
         Configuration config =  
             OpenWebConfiguration("~" + HttpContext.Current.Request.ApplicationPath);  
         ConfigurationSection section =  
         if (section != null &&  
           isEncrypt = true;  
           return false;  
       return isEncrypt;  

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