DeriveBytes Class

Represents the abstract base class from which all classes that derive byte sequences of a specified length inherit.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.Security.Cryptography.DeriveBytes
    System.Security.Cryptography.Rfc2898DeriveBytes

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
<ComVisibleAttribute(True)> _
Public MustInherit Class DeriveBytes
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public abstract class DeriveBytes

The DeriveBytes type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone DeriveBytes Initializes a new instance of the DeriveBytes class.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetBytes When overridden in a derived class, returns pseudo-random key bytes.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Reset When overridden in a derived class, resets the state of the operation.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Remarks

Notes to Inheritors

When you inherit from DeriveBytes, you must override the following members: GetBytes, and Reset.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.