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hi i want change aouthentication mode in my project from code dinamically but cant save my change in web.config
my code for change is:
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Configuration config = System.Web.Configuration.WebConfigurationManager.OpenWebConfiguration("~/HR");
       
        System.Web.Configuration.SystemWebSectionGroup systemWeb = (System.Web.Configuration.SystemWebSectionGroup)config.GetSectionGroup("system.web");
        System.Web.Configuration.AuthenticationSection section = (System.Web.Configuration.AuthenticationSection)systemWeb.Sections["authentication"];

        System.Web.Configuration.AuthenticationMode currentMode = section.Mode;
        section.Mode = System.Web.Configuration.AuthenticationMode.Windows;
if (!section.ElementInformation.IsLocked || !section.IsReadOnly())
        config.Save();

and error is:
ConfigurationSection properties cannot be edited when locked.

please help me
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Hi,
You need to use ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration in order to open a web.config file to make changes. Take a look at this post which sounds useful:
Read/Write App.Config File with .NET 2.0[^]

I hope it will help,
Cheers.
   
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abtinC# 2009 8-Apr-12 7:16am
   
Tanx alot
my project is web site so i can't use ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration.
I can change my config properties but when save new config, project must be restarted ,that i can't this.

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