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ProtectedConfiguration.DataProtectionProviderName Field

Note: This field is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

The name of the data protection provider.

Namespace: System.Configuration
Assembly: System.Configuration (in system.configuration.dll)

public const string DataProtectionProviderName
public static final String DataProtectionProviderName
public const var DataProtectionProviderName : String

This a constant string variable containing the name of the Data Protection provider made available by the system to protect a configuration section.

The following example shows how to use DataProtectionProviderName.

// Get the current provider name.
string dataProtectionProviderName =
    "Data protection provider name: {0",

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0