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MD5 Encryption in VB.Net Windows App

Posted on 2006-10-24
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We want to use the same user authentication from a new Windows application as is used in a VB.Net 2003 Intranet app.  Both access the same SQL database.

The web authentication uses:

        Dim MyAuthentication As New System.Web.Security.FormsAuthentication
        Dim pwd As String = MyAuthentication.HashPasswordForStoringInConfigFile(txtPassword.Text, "md5")
 
Is there a corresponding way to do this in a classic windows app so the encrypted password will be the same?

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by:jonorossi
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If you add a reference to System.Web into your Windows Forms application and use code like this:

System.Web.Security.FormsAuthentication.HashPasswordForStoringInConfigFile("password", "md5")
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by:John4343
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I had tried that earlier but get "security is not a member of web" error.
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Was this at compile time? If you didn't add a reference to System.Web in your project then you would only have access to a few System.Web classes (AspNetHostingPermission ones).
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Thanks.  I did the imports but not the reference.
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