CngKey.Handle CngKey.Handle CngKey.Handle CngKey.Handle Property


Gets a safe handle that represents a native key (NCRYPT_KEY_HANDLE).

 property Microsoft::Win32::SafeHandles::SafeNCryptKeyHandle ^ Handle { Microsoft::Win32::SafeHandles::SafeNCryptKeyHandle ^ get(); };
[get: System.Security.SecurityCritical]
public Microsoft.Win32.SafeHandles.SafeNCryptKeyHandle Handle { get; }
member this.Handle : Microsoft.Win32.SafeHandles.SafeNCryptKeyHandle
Public ReadOnly Property Handle As SafeNCryptKeyHandle

Property Value


The returned handle is a duplicate of the handle in the current CngKey object. It will persist even if the current CngKey is disposed, and must be disposed of separately.

You can release the current object and the handle in any order without any adverse effects.


for permission to call unmanaged code. Demand value: LinkDemand. Associated enumeration: UnmanagedCode

Applies to