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ProtectedConfigurationProvider.Encrypt Method

Encrypts the passed XmlNode object from a configuration file.

Namespace:  System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

public abstract XmlNode Encrypt(
	XmlNode node
)

Parameters

node
Type: System.Xml.XmlNode

The XmlNode object to encrypt.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNode
The XmlNode object containing encrypted data.

Notes to Implementers

Override this method to perform custom encryption.

The following example shows how to use Encrypt to perform custom encryption.

// Performs encryption. 
public override XmlNode Encrypt(XmlNode node)
{
    string encryptedData = EncryptString(node.OuterXml);

    XmlDocument xmlDoc = new XmlDocument();
    xmlDoc.PreserveWhitespace = true;
    xmlDoc.LoadXml("<EncryptedData>" +
        encryptedData + "</EncryptedData>");

    return xmlDoc.DocumentElement;
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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