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RNGCryptoServiceProvider Class

Updated: March 2009

Implements a cryptographic Random Number Generator (RNG) using the implementation provided by the cryptographic service provider (CSP). This class cannot be inherited.

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

public final class RNGCryptoServiceProvider extends RandomNumberGenerator

The following code example shows how to create a random number with the RNGCryptoServiceProvider class.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

System.Object
  System.Security.Cryptography.RandomNumberGenerator
    System.Security.Cryptography.RNGCryptoServiceProvider

This type is thread safe.

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

Date

History

Reason

March 2009

Added Thread Safety section.

Information enhancement.

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