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Old January 12th, 2005, 12:35 AM
msrnivas msrnivas is offline
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Default Encryption/Decryption using IUSR

Hi

I am doing Encryption/Decryption DPAPI (User key) from ASP.NET.IIS side we are using the IUSR account.

While doing the encrypt we are passing the any parameters DPAPI.KeyType.UserKey,encrypingsring only.

I assume that while doing encryption/decrypion it will use the IUSR account profile to generate the key.So where this key will be stored in OS? Can i back up this key?
If sysem crash or this key loss(assume database another machine and safe) how to do decryption?


Pl advice me.Sorry if i asked any silly ques.

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