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MachineKeySection::Validation Property

Specifies the hashing algorithm that is used for validating forms authentication and view state data.

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

public:
property MachineKeyValidation Validation {
	MachineKeyValidation get ();
	void set (MachineKeyValidation value);
}

Property Value

Type: System.Web.Configuration::MachineKeyValidation
A value that indicates the hashing algorithm that is used to validate forms authentication and view state data.

The Validation property supports encryption algorithms that are defined by the MachineKeyValidation enumeration. This property is typically set declaratively in the decryption attribute of the machineKey element of the Web.config file. For more information, see the machineKey element.

The following example demonstrates how to set the Validation property by using code. This example is part of a larger example provided for the MachineKeySection class.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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