DataProtector.Create Method (String, String, String, String())

.NET Framework (current version)
 

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)

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.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

providerClass is null.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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