Provides a safe handle that represents a key storage provider (NCRYPT_PROV_HANDLE).
Assembly: System.Core (in System.Core.dll)
Marks the handle for releasing and freeing resources.(Inherited from SafeHandle.)
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Marks a handle as no longer used.(Inherited from SafeHandle.)
Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
This class should be used when working with native code that expects an NCRYPT_PROV_HANDLE.
This type implements the IDisposable interface. When you have finished using the type, you should dispose of it either directly or indirectly. To dispose of the type directly, call its Dispose method in a try/catch block. To dispose of it indirectly, use a language construct such as using (in C#) or Using (in Visual Basic). For more information, see the “Using an Object that Implements IDisposable” section in the IDisposable interface topic.
Available since 10
Available since 3.5
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.