RootedPathValidator Class


Validates the rules governing the use of the tempFilesLocation configuration switch.

public ref class RootedPathValidator : System::Configuration::ConfigurationValidatorBase
public class RootedPathValidator : System.Configuration.ConfigurationValidatorBase
type RootedPathValidator = class
    inherit ConfigurationValidatorBase
Public Class RootedPathValidator
Inherits ConfigurationValidatorBase


When adding a WebReference object to a Web service in the .NET Framework, files are created by the Web service discovery process.

Web service clients learn where to find the Web service description (WSDL) document by adding a WebReference object. The Web service clients then save the discovered documents to the disk by using the WriteAll method. For example, the discovered documents may be .xsd schema files or service descriptions. At the end of the process, the client deletes the files. You can change the default location of the files in the temporary folder by using the tempFilesLocation switch in the <xmlSerializer> element, specified in the Machine.config configuration file, as in the following example.

    <xmlSerializer tempFilesLocation=".."/>  

The value of tempFilesLocation must be an absolute path. If the path specified is not absolute, the .NET Framework generates a ConfigurationErrorsException exception when the configuration section is referenced.

The value of the property is truncated to remove leading and trailing white spaces.

If value of the tempFilesLocation property is composed of white space, the default %TMP% location is used for the compilation. The same default behavior occurs when no tempFilesLocation switch is specified.

The XmlSerializer does not check to see whether the path exists. If it does not, a DirectoryNotFoundException is generated. This is identical to the default behavior of the XmlSerializer if the %TMP% path does not exist.



Initializes a new instance of the RootedPathValidator class.



Determines whether the type of the object can be validated.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Determines whether the value of an object is valid.

Applies to