CngKey.ProviderHandle Property

Definition

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

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

Property Value

SafeNCryptProviderHandle

A handle to the KSP.

Attributes

Remarks

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.

Applies to