AesManaged Constructor

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Initializes a new instance of the AesManaged class.

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


Public Sub New
public AesManaged()


The following example demonstrates how to use the AesManaged constructor when you encrypt an isolated storage file. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the AesManaged class.

Using aes = New System.Security.Cryptography.AesManaged()
    Dim deriveBytes As New Rfc2898DeriveBytes(passwordBox.Password, Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(PasswordSalt))
    aes.Key = deriveBytes.GetBytes(128 / 8)
    If Integer.MaxValue = Int64.MaxValue Then intSize = 8
    isoStoreStream.Write(BitConverter.GetBytes(aes.IV.Length), 0, intSize)
    isoStoreStream.Write(aes.IV, 0, aes.IV.Length)
    Using cs As New CryptoStream(isoStoreStream, aes.CreateEncryptor(), CryptoStreamMode.Write)
        Dim rawPlaintext As Byte() = Encoding.Unicode.GetBytes(inputBox.Text)
        cs.Write(rawPlaintext, 0, rawPlaintext.Length)
    End Using
End Using
using (Aes aes = new AesManaged())
    Rfc2898DeriveBytes deriveBytes = new Rfc2898DeriveBytes(passwordBox.Password, Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(PasswordSalt));
    aes.Key = deriveBytes.GetBytes(128 / 8);
    isoStoreStream.Write(BitConverter.GetBytes(aes.IV.Length), 0, sizeof(int));
    isoStoreStream.Write(aes.IV, 0, aes.IV.Length);

    using (CryptoStream cs = new CryptoStream(isoStoreStream, aes.CreateEncryptor(), CryptoStreamMode.Write))
        byte[] rawPlaintext = Encoding.Unicode.GetBytes(inputBox.Text);
        cs.Write(rawPlaintext, 0, rawPlaintext.Length);

Version Information


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


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