IInternalConfigHost.DecryptSection Method

Decrypts an encrypted configuration section and returns it as a string.

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

string DecryptSection(
	string encryptedXml,
	ProtectedConfigurationProvider protectionProvider,
	ProtectedConfigurationSection protectedConfigSection


Type: System.String

An encrypted XML string representing a configuration section.

Type: System.Configuration.ProtectedConfigurationProvider

The ProtectedConfigurationProvider object.

Type: System.Configuration.ProtectedConfigurationSection

The ProtectedConfigurationSection object.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A decrypted configuration section as a string.

.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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