Storing Configuration Data In .NET Than The Web/machine Config?

Jun 24, 2010

We have a large multi tenanted website which requires thousands of lines of web.config to support it. As the system grows we are finding it more and more difficult to manage this configuration file.The system currently in place uses XSLT to generate the config but this solution seems to involve a lot of duplicated code (we have 12 deployment environments).

I am leaning towards putting the configuration data in the db so we can be sure that it's deployed with the application and that our release notes don't require the IT guys messing around with XML

What are better solutions we could use?

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