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SHA384 Class

Computes the SHA384 hash for the input data.

For a list of all members of this type, see SHA384 Members.


[Visual Basic]
MustInherit Public Class SHA384
   Inherits HashAlgorithm
public abstract class SHA384 : HashAlgorithm
public __gc __abstract class SHA384 : public HashAlgorithm
public abstract class SHA384 extends HashAlgorithm

Thread Safety

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


The hash is used as a unique value of fixed size representing a large amount of data. Hashes of two sets of data should match if and only if the corresponding data also matches. Small changes to the data result in large unpredictable changes in the hash.

The hash size for the SHA384 algorithm is 384 bits.


[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following example computes the SHA384 hash for data and stores it in result. This example assumes that there is a predefined constant DATA_SIZE.

[Visual Basic] 
Dim data(DATA_SIZE) As Byte
Dim result() As Byte
Dim shaM As New SHA384Managed()
result = shaM.ComputeHash(data)

byte[] data = new byte[DATA_SIZE];
byte[] result;
SHA384 shaM = new SHA384Managed();
result = shaM.ComputeHash(data);

Byte data[] = new Byte[DATA_SIZE];
Byte result[];
SHA384* shaM = new SHA384Managed();
result = shaM->ComputeHash(data);

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Namespace: System.Security.Cryptography

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

SHA384 Members | System.Security.Cryptography Namespace | Cryptographic Services