DataProtector::Protect Method (array<Byte>^)

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Protects the specified user data.

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

public:
array<unsigned char>^ Protect(
	array<unsigned char>^ userData
)

Parameters

userData
Type: array<System::Byte>^

The data to be protected.

Return Value

Type: array<System::Byte>^

A byte array that contains the encrypted data.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

userData is null.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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