Web.config is the main settings and configuration file for an ASP.NET web application (which SharePoint is dependent on). The file is an XML document that defines configuration information regarding the web application.This file stores the information about how the web application will act. The ...

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Log4net deployment

We're developing web parts using log4net as the logging framework. Right now we're leaving the configuration details in the web.config and will be moving the log4net.dll to the GAC manually. For a ...
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Features Overwriting Each Other Changes in Web.config

We've two features both are designed to update (and modify) the web.config. One feature doesn't have any interface it is a SPJob which run on feature activation and copy user controls into web ...
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Updating web.config revert previous updates

I've a SPJob Scheduled with a package (wsp) installation which update web.config and a Application Page which also build to update web.config. The problem is when I install the package it ...
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Web.config backups

Can we prevent the automated backup of moss web.config files or limit the number of them?
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Failed to apply web.config mods through central admin

Something serious has happened. I’m trying to set the authentication provider for a newly created web site (Application Management -> Authentication Providers). I try to set it to either Forms or ...
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ViewState across servers in a SharePoint Farm

When a new server is added to a farm will SharePoint automatically synchronise the machine key such that view state will work across the farm, or is a manual operation required?
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Editing web.config file from a feature using linq

I have custom web.config functionality that uses Linq to merge elements into a web.config based on a template file. I would like to use this in a feature so I can get it to merge all web.configs in a ...
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Can't remove web.config entries with SPWebConfigurationModification

I have a problem with removing web.config entries. To add entries with the SPWebConfigurationModification is no problem, but whether i try to remove this entries again nothing happens. Any idea why? ...