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IRemoteWebConfigurationHostServer.DoEncryptOrDecrypt Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Conditionally encrypts or decrypts the value of the string referenced by the xmlString parameter.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

string DoEncryptOrDecrypt(
	bool doEncrypt,
	string xmlString,
	string protectionProviderName,
	string protectionProviderType,
	string[] parameterKeys,
	string[] parameterValues


Type: System.Boolean

True to encrypt; false to decrypt.

Type: System.String

The XML to be encrypted or decrypted.

Type: System.String

The provider used to protect the configuration data.

Type: System.String

The Type of the protection provider.

Type: System.String[]

The keys of optional parameters for the protection provider.

Type: System.String[]

The values of optional parameters for the protection provider.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string containing either the encrypted or decrypted value of the xmlString.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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, 2.0