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ISecurityEncodable.ToXml Method

Creates an XML encoding of the security object and its current state.

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

SecurityElement ToXml()

Return Value

Type: System.Security.SecurityElement
An XML encoding of the security object, including any state information.

Custom code that extends security objects needs to implement the ToXml and FromXml methods to make the objects security-encodable.

The following code example demonstrates implementing the FromXml method. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ISecurityEncodable class.


// Produce XML from the permission's fields.
public override SecurityElement ToXml()
{
    // These first three lines create an element with the required format.
    SecurityElement e = new SecurityElement("IPermission");
    // Replace the double quotation marks (��) with single quotation marks (��)
    // to remain XML compliant when the culture is not neutral.
    e.AddAttribute("class", GetType().AssemblyQualifiedName.Replace('\"', '\''));
    e.AddAttribute("version", "1");

    if (!m_specifiedAsUnrestricted)
        e.AddAttribute("Flags", Enum.Format(typeof(SoundPermissionState), m_flags, "G"));
    else
        e.AddAttribute("Unrestricted", "true");
    return e;
}


.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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