ProfileSection.Providers ProfileSection.Providers ProfileSection.Providers ProfileSection.Providers Property

Definition

Gets a collection of ProviderSettings objects.

public:
 property System::Configuration::ProviderSettingsCollection ^ Providers { System::Configuration::ProviderSettingsCollection ^ get(); };
[System.Configuration.ConfigurationProperty("providers")]
public System.Configuration.ProviderSettingsCollection Providers { get; }
member this.Providers : System.Configuration.ProviderSettingsCollection
Public ReadOnly Property Providers As ProviderSettingsCollection

Property Value

A ProviderSettingsCollection that contains the providers defined within the providers subsection of the profile section of the configuration file.

Examples

The following code example shows how to use the Providers property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ProfileSection class.


// Display all current Providers.
Console.WriteLine("Current Providers:");
int providerCtr = 0;
foreach (ProviderSettings provider in profileSection.Providers)
{
    Console.WriteLine("  {0}: Provider '{1}' of type '{2}'", ++providerCtr, 
        provider.Name, provider.Type);
}

// Add a new provider.
profileSection.Providers.Add(new ProviderSettings("AspNetSqlProvider", "...SqlProfileProvider"));


Console.WriteLine("Current Providers:")
Dim providerCtr As Integer = 0
For Each provider As ProviderSettings In profileSection.Providers
    Console.WriteLine("  {0}: Provider '{1}' of type '{2}'", ++providerCtr, _
        provider.Name, provider.Type)
Next

' Add a new provider.
profileSection.Providers.Add(new ProviderSettings("AspNetSqlProvider", "...SqlProfileProvider"))

Remarks

A profile provider points to a data source in which user profile values are stored. You can specify profile providers in the providers subsection of the profile section of a configuration file.

Applies to

See also