add Element for files for defaultDocument [IIS Settings Schema]

Note

For more information about the add element, see the following topic on the Microsoft IIS.net Web site: Adding Default Document Files <add>.

Adds a file name to the list of default documents in the files collection.

Syntax

Attributes and Elements

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements for this section.

Attributes

Attribute

Description

name

Optional string attribute.

Specifies a file name of Web content that can be used as a default document. The value must be unique in the files collection, and it can be a file name or a relative path.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

configuration

Specifies the root element in every configuration file that is used by IIS 7.

system.webServer

Specifies the root element in ApplicationHost.config that is the top-level section group in which this element is defined.

files

Specifies the file names that are configured as default documents.

Remarks

For more information about the add element, see the following topic on the Microsoft IIS.net Web site: Adding Default Document Files <add>.

Element Information

Configuration locations

Machine.config

ApplicationHost.config

Root level Web.config

Application level Web.config

Virtual or physical directory level Web.config

Requirements

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.0