DpapiDataProtector(String, String, String[]) DpapiDataProtector(String, String, String[]) DpapiDataProtector(String, String, String[]) DpapiDataProtector(String, String, String[]) Constructor

Definition

Creates a new instance of the DpapiDataProtector class by using the specified application name, primary purpose, and specific purposes.

public:
 DpapiDataProtector(System::String ^ appName, System::String ^ primaryPurpose, ... cli::array <System::String ^> ^ specificPurpose);
public DpapiDataProtector (string appName, string primaryPurpose, params string[] specificPurpose);
new System.Security.Cryptography.DpapiDataProtector : string * string * string[] -> System.Security.Cryptography.DpapiDataProtector
Public Sub New (appName As String, primaryPurpose As String, ParamArray specificPurpose As String())

Parameters

appName
String String String String

The name of the application.

primaryPurpose
String String String String

The primary purpose for the data protector.

specificPurpose
String[]

The specific purpose(s) for the data protector.

Exceptions

appName is an empty string or null.

-or-

primaryPurpose is an empty string or null.

-or-

specificPurposes contains an empty string or null.

Remarks

The application name specified by the appName parameter is considered to be a part of the purpose for the protected data. The three parameters are hashed, and the hash is used for both protecting and unprotecting the data. Examples of primaryPurpose and specificPurposes values are Giftcard and <gift card number> or Invoice and <invoice number>.

Security

DataProtectionPermission
for protecting data. Security action: Demand. Associated enumeration: Unrestricted.

Applies to