EncryptedType.EncryptionMethod Property

 

Gets or sets the <EncryptionMethod> element for XML encryption.

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

abstract EncryptionMethod : EncryptionMethod with get, set
override EncryptionMethod : EncryptionMethod with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.EncryptionMethod

An EncryptionMethod object that represents the <EncryptionMethod> element.

The <EncryptionMethod> is an optional element that describes the encryption algorithm applied to the encrypted data. If the element is absent, the encryption algorithm must be known by the recipient or decryption will fail.

The following code example demonstrates how to encrypt and decrypt an XML element using the EncryptedData class that derives from the EncryptedType class.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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