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DataProtector.Create Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Creates an instance of a data protector implementation by using the specified class name of the data protector, the application name, the primary purpose, and the specific purposes.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Create ( _
	providerClass As String, _
	applicationName As String, _
	primaryPurpose As String, _
	ParamArray specificPurposes As String() _
) As DataProtector

Parameters

providerClass
Type: System.String

The class name for the data protector.

applicationName
Type: System.String

The name of the application.

primaryPurpose
Type: System.String

The primary purpose for the protected data.

specificPurposes
Type: System.String()

The specific purposes for the protected data.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.DataProtector
A data protector implementation object.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

providerClass is Nothing.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5
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