DeriveBytes Class

July 28, 2014

Represents the abstract base class from which all classes that derive byte sequences of a specified length inherit.

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

public abstract class DeriveBytes

The DeriveBytes type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Protected methodDeriveBytesInitializes a new instance of the DeriveBytes class.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetBytesWhen overridden in a derived class, returns pseudo-random key bytes.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodResetWhen overridden in a derived class, resets the state of the operation.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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Notes to Inheritors

When you inherit from DeriveBytes, you must override the following members: GetBytes, and Reset.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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