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DeriveBytes Class

Represents the abstract base class from which all classes that derive byte sequences of a specified length inherit.

For a list of all members of this type, see DeriveBytes Members.


[Visual Basic]
MustInherit Public Class DeriveBytes
public abstract class DeriveBytes
public __gc __abstract class DeriveBytes
public abstract class DeriveBytes

Thread Safety

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


Namespace: System.Security.Cryptography

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

DeriveBytes Members | System.Security.Cryptography Namespace | Cryptographic Services