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ProtectedConfigurationProvider.Encrypt Method

Encrypts the passed XmlNode object from a configuration file.

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

Public MustOverride Function Encrypt ( _
	node As XmlNode _
) As XmlNode


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

Return Value

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

Notes to Implementers

Override this method to perform custom encryption.

The following example shows how to use Encrypt to perform custom encryption.

' Performs encryption.
Public Overrides Function Encrypt( _
ByVal node As XmlNode) As XmlNode
    Dim encryptedData As String = _

    Dim xmlDoc As New XmlDocument()
    xmlDoc.PreserveWhitespace = True
    xmlDoc.LoadXml( _
    ("<EncryptedData>" + encryptedData + _

    Return xmlDoc.DocumentElement
End Function 'Encrypt

.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.