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ProtectedDataCookieTransform Class

.NET Framework 4.5

Provides cookie integrity and confidentiality by using the ProtectedData class. This class cannot be inherited.


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

public sealed class ProtectedDataCookieTransform : CookieTransform

The ProtectedDataCookieTransform type exposes the following members.

Public methodProtectedDataCookieTransformCreates a new instance of the ProtectedDataCookieTransform class.

Public methodDecodeVerifies data protection and returns the decrypted data. (Overrides CookieTransform.Decode(Byte[]).)
Public methodEncodeProtects (encrypts) the specified data. (Overrides CookieTransform.Encode(Byte[]).)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Due to the nature of the ProtectedData class, cookies which use this transform can only be read by the same computer that wrote them. As such, this transform is not appropriate for use in applications that run on a web server farm.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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