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Managing Custom Configuration Options for a SharePoint Application

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Learn how to store configuration data in various ways, including inside the web.config file on front-end Web servers, by using the property bag on various Windows SharePoint Services objects, storing configuration data within SharePoint lists, and by using the hierarchical object storage.

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