DeriveBytes Class

 
System_CAPS_noteNote

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

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


[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public abstract class DeriveBytes : IDisposable

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodDeriveBytes()

Initializes a new instance of the DeriveBytes class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodDispose()

When overridden in a derived class, releases all resources used by the current instance of the DeriveBytes class.

System_CAPS_protmethodDispose(Boolean)

When overridden in a derived class, releases the unmanaged resources used by the DeriveBytes class and optionally releases the managed resources.

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetBytes(Int32)

When overridden in a derived class, returns pseudo-random key bytes.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodReset()

When overridden in a derived class, resets the state of the operation.

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

Notes to Inheritors:

When you inherit from DeriveBytes, you must override the following members: GetBytes, and Reset.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0

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

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