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SymmetricAlgorithm.CreateEncryptor Method ()

Creates a symmetric encryptor object with the current Key property and initialization vector (IV).

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

public virtual ICryptoTransform CreateEncryptor ()
public ICryptoTransform CreateEncryptor ()
public function CreateEncryptor () : ICryptoTransform
Not applicable.

Return Value

A symmetric encryptor object.

If the current Key property is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the GenerateKey method is called to create a new random Key. If the current IV property is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the GenerateIV method is called to create a new random IV.

Use the CreateDecryptor overload with the same signature to decrypt the result of this method.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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