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This question is about the web config for our company intranet site.
Called "The Portal" it is used company wide for many things and the web config has connections to 8 different databases...from Reporting, to CRM Systems, to actual business processes.
There are AppSetting as well as ConnectionString datasources...which gives me a total of these "data source strings" of @ 14
We also have an exact dev environment which connects to a dev sql server.
Is there a way to streamline the datasources so that the web config can be closer to the same?
Right now I have two complete sections...and comment our the "DEV" for the live and vise versa. Makes the Web COnfig look pretty bloated and unprofessional.
8/22/2022 - Mon
How about you store all these configs in a custom configuration provider(XML OR DB) and based on a single appsetting parameter in the web.config itself you switch which configurations you load?
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That approach seems interesting.
The live system uses the 8 databases on corpDQL and the dev system uses devSQL
catalogs/dbnames exactly the same.
SImple and best
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