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CryptographicProvider Class

The CryptographicProvider object represents a SQL Server cryptographic provider.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

'Declaration
<EvaluationModeAttribute(AutomatedPolicyEvaluationMode.CheckOnSchedule)> _
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Public NotInheritable Class CryptographicProvider _
	Inherits NamedSmoObject _
	Implements ISfcSupportsDesignMode, ICreatable, IAlterable, IDroppable,  _
	IScriptable
'Usage
Dim instance As CryptographicProvider

The CryptographicProvider type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodCryptographicProviderInitializes a new default instance of the CryptographicProvider class.
Public methodCryptographicProvider(Server, String)Initializes a new instance of the CryptographicProvider class on the specified instance of SQL Server and with the specified name.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyAsymmetricKeyExportableGets the Boolean value that specifies whether the asymmetric key is exportable.
Public propertyAsymmetricKeyImportableGets the Boolean value that specifies whether the asymmetric key is importable.
Public propertyAsymmetricKeyPersistableGets the Boolean value that specifies whether the asymmetric key can be persisted.
Public propertyAsymmetricKeySupportedGets the Boolean value that specifies whether the asymmetric key is supported.
Public propertyAuthenticationTypeGets the type of authentication that is used by the cryptographic provider.
Public propertyDllPathGets or sets the path to the physical file that contains the cryptographic provider.
Public propertyEnabledGets or sets the Boolean value that specifies whether the cryptographic provider is enabled.
Public propertyIDGets the ID value that uniquely identifies the cryptographic provider.
Public propertyNameGets or sets a String which contains the name of the object. (Overrides NamedSmoObject.Name.)
Public propertyParentGets or sets the parent of the CryptographicProvider object.
Public propertyPropertiesGets a collection of Property objects that represent the object properties. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public propertyProviderGuidGets the Guid value that uniquely identifies the cryptographic provider.
Public propertySqlCryptographicVersionGets the version number of the SQL Server cryptographic provider assembly.
Public propertyStateGets the state of the referenced object. (Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)
Public propertySymmetricKeyExportableGets the Boolean value that specifies whether the symmetric key is exportable.
Public propertySymmetricKeyImportableGets the Boolean value that specifies whether the symmetric key is importable.
Public propertySymmetricKeyPersistableGets the Boolean value that specifies whether the symmetric key can be persisted.
Public propertySymmetricKeySupportedGets the Boolean value that specifies whether the symmetric key is supported.
Public propertyUrnGets the Uniform Resource Name (URN) address value that uniquely identifies the object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public propertyUserDataGets or sets user-defined data associated with the referenced object. (Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)
Public propertyVersionGets the version of the cryptographic provider.
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  NameDescription
Public methodAlterUpdates any CryptographicProvider object property changes on an instance of SQL Server.
Public methodCreateCreates a new CryptographicProvider object on the connected server that has the specified name and DLL path.
Public methodDisableDisables the CryptographicProvider on the connected server.
Public methodDiscoverDiscovers a list of type Object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public methodDropRemoves the CryptographicProvider object and updates the connected server.
Public methodEnableEnables the cryptographic provider.
Public methodEnumEncryptionAlgorithmsEnumerates a list of encryption algorithms that are supported by the cryptographic provider.
Public methodEnumProviderKeysEnumerates a list of encryption keys that are supported by the cryptographic provider.
Public methodEquals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFormatSqlVariantFormats an object as SqlVariant type. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected methodGetContextDBGets the context database that is associated with this object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected methodGetDBNameGets the database name that is associated with the object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public methodGetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGetPropValueGets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected methodGetPropValueOptionalGets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected methodGetPropValueOptionalAllowNullGets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected methodGetServerObjectGets the server of the SqlSmoObject object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public methodGetType (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodInitializeInitializes the object and forces the properties be loaded. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public methodInitialize(Boolean)Initializes the object and forces the properties be loaded. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected methodIsObjectInitializedVerifies whether the object has been initialized. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected methodIsObjectInSpaceVerifies whether the object is isolated or connected to the instance of SQL Server. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public methodRefreshRefreshes the object and retrieves properties when the object is next accessed. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public methodScriptGenerates a Transact-SQL script that can be executed to create or delete the CryptographicProvider object.
Public methodScript(ScriptingOptions)Generates a Transact-SQL script that can be executed to create or delete the CryptographicProvider object by using the specified scripting options.
Protected methodSetParentImplSets the parent of the SqlSmoObject to the newParent parameter. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public methodToStringReturns a String that represents the referenced object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public methodUpgradeUpgrades the cryptographic provider assembly to the DLL version at the specified path.
Public methodValidateValidates the state of an object. (Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)
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  NameDescription
Public eventPropertyChangedRepresents the event that occurs when a property is changed. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public eventPropertyMetadataChangedRepresents the event that occurs when property metadata changes. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.DiscoverDiscovers any dependencies. Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.GetDomainRootReturns the root of the domain. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.GetParentGets the parent of this object. Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.GetPropertyTypeGets the type of the specified property. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.GetPropertyValueGets the value of the specified property. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.GetUrnGets the Unified Resource Name (URN) of the object. Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.ResolveGets the instance that contains the information about the object from the Unified Resource Name (URN) of the object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.SetObjectStateSets the object state to the specified SfcObjectState value. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIAlienObject.SetPropertyValueSets the property value. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodISfcPropertyProvider.GetPropertySetGets the interface reference to the set of properties of this object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyISfcSupportsDesignMode.IsDesignMode A Boolean indicating whether the instance is in design mode.
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Thread Safety

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

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