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HttpServerUtility.UrlTokenEncode Method

Encodes a byte array into its equivalent string representation using base 64 digits, which is usable for transmission on the URL.

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

Public Shared Function UrlTokenEncode ( _
	input As Byte() _
) As String
Dim input As Byte()
Dim returnValue As String 

returnValue = HttpServerUtility.UrlTokenEncode(input)


Type: System.Byte()

The byte array to encode.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string containing the encoded token if the byte array length is greater than one; otherwise, an empty string ("").


The value of the input parameter is Nothing.

The UrlTokenEncode method converts a byte array into an equivalent string representation encoded with base 64 digits. The resulting string token can be transmitted on the URL.

The UrlTokenEncode will return an empty string if the input parameter has a length of less than one.

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