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ProtectedConfigurationProvider.Decrypt Method

Decrypts the passed XmlNode object from a configuration file.

Namespace:  System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

Public MustOverride Function Decrypt ( _
	encryptedNode As XmlNode _
) As XmlNode


Type: System.Xml.XmlNode
The XmlNode object to decrypt.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNode
The XmlNode object containing decrypted data.

Notes to Implementers

Override this method to perform custom decryption.

The following example shows how to use Decrypt method to perform custom decryption.

' Performs decryption.
Public Overrides Function Decrypt( _
ByVal encryptedNode As XmlNode) As XmlNode
    Dim decryptedData As String = _

    Dim xmlDoc As New XmlDocument()
    xmlDoc.PreserveWhitespace = True

    Return xmlDoc.DocumentElement
End Function 'Decrypt

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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