Walkthrough: Encrypting a Secret
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This walkthrough demonstrates how to use the Cryptography Application Block to encrypt some text.
To reproduce the demonstration
- Declare the appropriate variables and constants.
- Obtain the text from the user.
- Call the static EncryptSymmetric method of the Cryptographer class to perform the encryption, supplying the name of the configured symmetric provider to be used.
const string symmProvider = "symprovider"; string stringToEncrypt; string encryptedContentsBase64;