ShowConfig for CD and other Roles

This short article is about a neat trick I found to show the whole Sitecore configuration for other roles than CM.

You surely already know that the whole complete Sitecore configuration, resulting in the merging of all the *.config files, can be seen at the following URL:


As this URL is prefixed by /sitecore, it can’t be seen by the CD server, only by the CM server, so this configuration is valid only for the ContentManagement role. How do you see the configuration for the role ContentDelivery (CD) ?

A little hack is just to add the parameter ?role=ContentDelivery to see the resultat of the merging of the *.config file, specifically for this ContentDelivery role:


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