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MACTripleDES Constructor (String, Byte[])

Initializes a new instance of the MACTripleDES class with the specified key data using the specified implementation of TripleDES.

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

public MACTripleDES(
	string strTripleDES,
	byte[] rgbKey


Type: System.String

The name of the TripleDES implementation to use.

Type: System.Byte[]

The secret key for MACTripleDES encryption.


The rgbKey parameter is null.


The strTripleDES parameter is not a valid name of a TripleDES implementation.

The strTripleDES parameter is the friendly name of the TripleDES implementation type. The default implementation is System.Security.Cryptography.TripleDES.

The rgbKey parameter must be 16 or 24 bytes in length.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0