This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

CngProperty Structure

Encapsulates a property of a Cryptography Next Generation (CNG) key or provider.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

<HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, MayLeakOnAbort := True)> _
Public Structure CngProperty _
	Implements IEquatable(Of CngProperty)
Dim instance As CngProperty


The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: MayLeakOnAbort. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

This class encapsulates a property name (a string), a value (byte array), a CngPropertyOptions flag, accessor properties, and comparison and hashing functions.

This class is used with the SetProperty and GetProperty methods.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5