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PasswordDeriveBytes Constructor (String, Byte[], CspParameters)

Initializes a new instance of the PasswordDeriveBytes class with the password, key salt, and cryptographic service provider (CSP) parameters to use to derive the key.

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

public PasswordDeriveBytes(
	string strPassword,
	byte[] rgbSalt,
	CspParameters cspParams
)

Parameters

strPassword
Type: System.String

The password for which to derive the key.

rgbSalt
Type: System.Byte[]

The key salt to use to derive the key.

cspParams
Type: System.Security.Cryptography.CspParameters

The CSP parameters for the operation.

Security noteSecurity Note

Never hard-code a password within your source code. Hard coded passwords can be retrieved from an assembly using the Ildasm.exe (IL Disassembler) tool, a hex editor, or by simply opening up the assembly in a text editor like notepad.exe.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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