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Andrewhuk 12-24-2013 06:40 AM

What is the best way to encrypt a connection string?
 
Hello All,

I am writing an application where I am storing the connection string in the app.config. What is the best way to encrypt the connection string so that it is not readable.

Thanks,

Andy

PlausiblyDamp 12-24-2013 07:27 AM

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/libr...v=vs.100).aspx is probably worth a read as it gives instructions on using the built in tools to achieve what you want.


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