CngKey.ProviderHandle CngKey.ProviderHandle CngKey.ProviderHandle CngKey.ProviderHandle Property


Gets a native handle (an NCRYPT_PROV_HANDLE) to the key storage provider (KSP).

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

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