<connectionManagement> Element (Network Settings)

Specifies the maximum number of connections to a network host.




Attributes and Elements

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.



Child Elements

Element Description
add Adds an IP address or DNS name to the connection management list.
clear Clears the connection management list.
remove Removes an IP address or DNS name from the connection management list.

Parent Elements

Element Description
system.net Contains settings that specify how the .NET Framework connects to the network.


The connectionManagement element defines the maximum number of connections to a server or group of servers.

Configuration Files

This element can be used in the application configuration file or the machine configuration file (Machine.config).


The following example configures an application to use four connections to the server www.contoso.com and two connections to all other servers.

      <add address = "http://www.contoso.com" maxconnection = "4" />  
      <add address = "*" maxconnection = "2" />  

See Also

Network Settings Schema