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HashAlgorithm.State Field

Represents the state of the hash computation.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Protected State As Integer
Dim value As Integer 

value = Me.State 

Me.State = value

This field is used to prevent users from changing the key of a keyed hash algorithm during a hash operation. When a key change is legitimate, the value of this field is zero both before and after a hash operation. When a key change is not legitimate, the value of this field is nonzero.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0
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