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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 abstract XmlNode Decrypt(
	XmlNode encryptedNode
)

Parameters

encryptedNode
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 override XmlNode Decrypt(XmlNode encryptedNode)
{
    string decryptedData =
        DecryptString(encryptedNode.InnerText);

    XmlDocument xmlDoc = new XmlDocument();
    xmlDoc.PreserveWhitespace = true;
    xmlDoc.LoadXml(decryptedData);

    return xmlDoc.DocumentElement;
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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