Edit a .NET Profile Property (IIS 7)

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Edit a .NET profile property whenever the type of information that you want to store for a user has changed.

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Editing a configuration setting changes the setting at the local level and for any child levels that inherit the setting.

For information about the levels at which you can perform this procedure, and the modules, handlers, and permissions that are required to perform this procedure, see .NET Profile Feature Requirements (IIS 7).

Exceptions to feature requirements

  • None

You can perform this procedure by using the user interface (UI), by running Appcmd.exe commands in a command-line window, by editing configuration files directly, or by writing WMI scripts.

  1. Open IIS Manager and navigate to the level you want to manage. For information about opening IIS Manager, see Open IIS Manager (IIS 7). For information about navigating to locations in the UI, see Navigation in IIS Manager (IIS 7).

  2. In Features View, double-click .NET Profile.

  3. On the .NET Profile page, select the .NET profile property that you want to change.

  4. In the Actions pane, click Edit.

  5. In the Edit .NET Profile Property dialog box, edit settings as necessary, and then click OK.

To change the data type for a .NET profile property, use the following syntax:

appcmd set config /commit:MACHINE /section: profile /properties. [name=' string '].type: string

The variable name string is the name of the property that you want to change. The variable type:string is the new data type for the property.

To change the default value for a .NET profile property, use the following syntax:

appcmd set config /commit:MACHINE /section: profile /properties. [name=' string '].defaultValue: string

The variable name string is the name of the property that you want to change. The variable defaultValue:string is the new value with which the property will be initialized.

To change the serialization formatter for a .NET profile property, use the following syntax:

appcmd set config /commit:MACHINE /section: profile /properties. [name=' string '].serializeAs:String|Xml|Binary|ProviderSpecific

The variable name string is the name of the property that you want to change. The variable serializeAs:string is the serialization formatter for the property.

To change whether a profile property can be modified, use the following syntax:

appcmd set config /commit:MACHINE /section: profile /properties. [name=' string '].readOnly:True|False

The variable name string is the name of the property that you want to change. The variable readOnly:True|False sets whether the property can be modified.

To change the anonymous access level for a profile property, use the following syntax:

appcmd set config /commit:MACHINE /section: profile /properties. [name=' string '].allowAnonymous:True|False

The variable name string is the name of the property that you want to change. The variable allowAnonymous:True|False enables or disables anonymous access to the property.

For more information about Appcmd.exe, see Appcmd.exe (IIS 7).

The procedure in this topic affects the following configuration elements:

<profile>

For more information about IIS 7 configuration, see IIS 7.0: IIS Settings Schema on MSDN.

Use the following WMI classes, methods, or properties to perform this procedure:

  • None

For more information about WMI and IIS, see Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) in IIS 7. For more information about the classes, methods, or properties associated with this procedure, see the IIS WMI Provider Reference on the MSDN site.

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