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MachineKeyValidationConverter Class

Provides methods for converting MachineKeyValidation objects to and from strings.

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

Public NotInheritable Class MachineKeyValidationConverter
	Inherits ConfigurationConverterBase
Dim instance As MachineKeyValidationConverter

public final class MachineKeyValidationConverter extends ConfigurationConverterBase
public final class MachineKeyValidationConverter extends ConfigurationConverterBase
Not applicable.


The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this class has the following Resources property value: MayLeakOnAbort. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.


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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0