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CryptographicAttributeObject Class

Contains a type and a collection of values associated with that type.


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

[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, MayLeakOnAbort = true)]
public sealed class CryptographicAttributeObject

The CryptographicAttributeObject type exposes the following members.

Public methodCryptographicAttributeObject(Oid)Initializes a new instance of the CryptographicAttributeObject class using an attribute represented by the specified Oid object.
Public methodCryptographicAttributeObject(Oid, AsnEncodedDataCollection)Initializes a new instance of the CryptographicAttributeObject class using an attribute represented by the specified Oid object and the set of values associated with that attribute represented by the specified AsnEncodedDataCollection collection.

Public propertyOidGets the Oid object that specifies the object identifier for the attribute.
Public propertyValuesGets the AsnEncodedDataCollection collection that contains the set of values that are associated with the attribute.

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 a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
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.)

This class corresponds to an ASN.1 structure defined in the Cryptographic Message Syntax standards specification.


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.

.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.

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