EncryptedType::EncryptionMethod Property

Gets or sets the <EncryptionMethod> element for XML encryption.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography.Xml
Assembly:  System.Security (in System.Security.dll)

virtual property EncryptionMethod^ EncryptionMethod {
	EncryptionMethod^ get ();
	void set (EncryptionMethod^ value);

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.Xml::EncryptionMethod
An EncryptionMethod object that represents the <EncryptionMethod> element.

The <EncryptionMethod> is an optional element that describes the encryption algorithm applied to the encrypted data. If the element is absent, the encryption algorithm must be known by the recipient or decryption will fail.

The following code example demonstrates how to encrypt and decrypt an XML element using the EncryptedData class that derives from the EncryptedType 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

.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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