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UnsignedPublishLicense.Sign Method

Creates a signed PublishLicense and returns a UseLicense for the document author.

Namespace:  System.Security.RightsManagement
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public PublishLicense Sign(
	SecureEnvironment secureEnvironment,
	out UseLicense authorUseLicense
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Type: System.Security.RightsManagement.SecureEnvironment

The secure environment for license activation and binding.

Type: System.Security.RightsManagement.UseLicense%

A returned UseLicense for the document author.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.RightsManagement.PublishLicense
The signed PublishLicense that is created by signing this UnsignedPublishLicense.

The following example shows how to use this class to initialize a PublishLicense.

WriteStatus("   Signing the UnsignedPublishLicense\n" +
            "       to build the PublishLicense.");
UseLicense authorsUseLicense;
PublishLicense publishLicense =
    unsignedLicense.Sign(_secureEnv, out authorsUseLicense);

WriteStatus("   Binding the author's UseLicense and");
WriteStatus("       obtaining the CryptoProvider.");
CryptoProvider cryptoProvider = authorsUseLicense.Bind(_secureEnv);

WriteStatus("   Creating the EncryptedPackage.");
Stream packageStream = File.OpenRead(packageFile);
EncryptedPackageEnvelope ePackage =
        packageStream, publishLicense, cryptoProvider);

WriteStatus("   Adding an author's UseLicense.");
RightsManagementInformation rmi =
rmi.SaveUseLicense(author, authorsUseLicense);

WriteStatus("   Done - Package encryption complete.");

WriteStatus("Verifying package encryption.");
if (EncryptedPackageEnvelope.IsEncryptedPackageEnvelope(encryptedFile))
    WriteStatus("   Confirmed - '" + encryptedFilename +
                "' is encrypted.");
    MessageBox.Show("ERROR: '" + encryptedFilename +
        "' is NOT ENCRYPTED.", "Encryption Error",
        MessageBoxButton.OK, MessageBoxImage.Error);
    WriteStatus("ERROR: '" + encryptedFilename +
                "' is NOT ENCRYPTED.\n");
    return false;

For the complete sample, see Rights Managed Package Publish Sample.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0