ASP.NET/aspnet_regiis

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QUESTION: Hi,

Do you have any document/ web sites regeding aspnet_regiis.exe,
I'd like to know how to use it.

Thanks,
Ryan

ANSWER: Check if this link can help you
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/k6h9cz8h%28v=vs.80%29.aspx



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QUESTION: This site contain the usage of the utility. I need some explanations along with examples.

Thanks

ANSWER: Check these
http://weblogs.asp.net/owscott/archive/2006/05/30/ASPNet_5F00_regiis.exe-tool_2C

http://www.codedigest.com/Articles/ASPNET/82_Aspnet_Regiis_Utility.aspx

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb986855.aspx

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QUESTION: Thank you,

What i'm trying to do is to encrypt the connection string on my windows service and to decrypt it on other machine.
As far as i understood i should use this tool aspnet_regiis,
If you have any idea about how exactly doing this, i'll be very greatfull.

Thanks,
Ryan

Answer
Hi,

Googled and found few good articled on encrypting the config file keys
http://www.dotnetprofessional.com/blog/post/2008/03/03/Encrypt-sections-of-WebCo
http://www.codeproject.com/Tips/304638/Encrypt-or-Decrypt-Connection-Strings-in-
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3349551/encrypting-app-config-file


once you have encrypted the keys, reading them is no difference. .NET will decrypt them by itself

Hope this will help you :)

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