Cryptographic Provider Names

The following cryptographic service provider (CSP) names are defined in Wincrypt.h. These constants are used with the CryptAcquireContext and CryptSetProvider functions.

Constant/value Description
MS_DEF_DH_SCHANNEL_PROV
"Microsoft DH Schannel Cryptographic Provider"
The Microsoft DSS and Diffie-Hellman/Schannel Cryptographic Provider.
MS_DEF_DSS_DH_PROV
"Microsoft Base DSS and Diffie-Hellman Cryptographic Provider"
The Microsoft Base DSS and Diffie-Hellman Cryptographic Provider.
MS_DEF_DSS_PROV
"Microsoft Base DSS Cryptographic Provider"
The Microsoft DSS Cryptographic Provider.
MS_DEF_PROV
"Microsoft Base Cryptographic Provider v1.0"
The Microsoft Base Cryptographic Provider.
MS_DEF_RSA_SCHANNEL_PROV
"Microsoft RSA Schannel Cryptographic Provider"
The Microsoft RSA/Schannel Cryptographic Provider.
MS_DEF_RSA_SIG_PROV
"Microsoft RSA Signature Cryptographic Provider"
The Microsoft RSA Signature Cryptographic Provider is not supported.
MS_ENH_DSS_DH_PROV
"Microsoft Enhanced DSS and Diffie-Hellman Cryptographic Provider"
The Microsoft Enhanced DSS and Diffie-Hellman Cryptographic Provider.
MS_ENH_RSA_AES_PROV
"Microsoft Enhanced RSA and AES Cryptographic Provider"
The Microsoft AES Cryptographic Provider.
**Windows XP:  **"Microsoft Enhanced RSA and AES Cryptographic Provider (Prototype)"
MS_ENHANCED_PROV
"Microsoft Enhanced Cryptographic Provider v1.0"
The Microsoft Enhanced Cryptographic Provider.
MS_SCARD_PROV
"Microsoft Base Smart Card Crypto Provider"
The Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider.
MS_STRONG_PROV
"Microsoft Strong Cryptographic Provider"
The Microsoft Strong Cryptographic Provider.

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Header
Wincrypt.h