Key Scenarios

Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0

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This topic describes the most common situations that developers must address when providing cryptography functionality in their applications. Each scenario explains the task, describes a real-world situation where such a task might occur, and includes code that demonstrates how to use the Cryptography Application Block to complete the task. The scenarios are the following:

The non-static facade named CryptographyManager replaces the static Cryptographer facade used in previous versions of Enterprise Library. However, code that uses the Cryptographer facade will continue to work in this release. For information about resolving Enterprise Library objects in your applications, see Creating and Referencing Enterprise Library Objects.