After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand the way the Microsoft .NET Framework handles configuration.
Apply configuration settings to ASP.NET applications.
Manage ASP.NET configuration using the ASP.NET Administration tool.
Manage ASP.NET configuration using the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in.
This chapter introduces how ASP.NET manages its configuration information. It gives a taste of how ASP.NET configuration works. You revisit ASP.NET configuration in later chapters. ASP.NET is a feature-rich system for developing and deploying Web sites. The features you see in more detail as you examine ASP.NET further include some of the following:
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