Provides access to the protected-configuration providers for the current application's configuration file.
Assembly: System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)
The ProtectedConfigurationProvider class.class allows you to obtain information about the providers available to protect sensitive configuration data. You typically use the standard providers, but you can also create custom providers by deriving from the
For more information about protected configuration, see Encrypting Configuration Information Using Protected Configuration.
Available since 2.0
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.