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Entropy Class

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Represents the entropy used in both token request messages and token response messages.


Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSTrust
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)

public ref class Entropy : public ProtectedKey

The Entropy type exposes the following members.

Public methodEntropy(array<Byte>)Initializes a new instance of the Entropy class for sending entropy in binary secret format.
Public methodEntropy(Int32)Initializes a new instance of the Entropy class with randomly generated bytes.
Public methodEntropy(ProtectedKey)Initializes a new instance of the Entropy class with the specified protected key.
Public methodEntropy(array<Byte>, EncryptingCredentials)Initializes a new instance of the Entropy class for sending entropy in encrypted key format.

Public propertyWrappingCredentialsGets the encrypting credentials for the key. (Inherited from ProtectedKey.)

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetKeyBytesGets the key material. (Inherited from ProtectedKey.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Represents the contents of the wst:Entropy element defined by WS-Trust.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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