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Do not deploy SPWebConfigModifications via features

Deployment of SPWebConfigModifications with a feature receiver should be avoided. The activation of this feature will start a timer job and will initiate the restart of services which may lead to problems during a deployment. Consider deploying of SPWebConfigModifications via PowerShell script or supplemental config file.

CheckId SPC060209
TypeName DoNotDeploySPWebConfigModificationsViaFeatures
Severity Warning
Type Assembly

Avoid changes of web.config in features. Consider deploying them with PowerShell or supplemental config files.

To suppress this violation in managed code add the following attribute to the method which contains the instruction (available since SPCAF version v5.2). Learn more about SuppressMessage here.

// Important: Ensure to have #define CODE_ANALYSIS at the beginning of your .cs file
[SuppressMessage("SPCAF.Rules.DeploymentGroup", "SPC060209:DoNotDeploySPWebConfigModificationsViaFeatures", Justification = "Provide reason for suppression here")]
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