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Encrypts container value with AES engine in CFB mode.

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MBS( "Encryption.EncryptContainerAES"; key; value { ; iv } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
key The key you want to use. "Hello"
value The container value to use. $inputData
iv Optional
The initial vector as a text with up to 16 bytes length.


Returns error or encrypted container value.


Encrypts container value with AES engine in CFB mode.
Input must be a container value (picture, file, PDF, movie or whatever you have). The encrypted data is returned as container value without file name.
Keys shorter than 128 bit, 192 bit or 256 bit length are padded with null bytes to right size. This means that only the first 32 characters are used at most.
Deprecated. Please move to Encryption.Cipher for new projects.


Encrypt and Decrypt:

set variable $key to "Hello"
set variable $encryptedData to MBS( "Encryption.EncryptContainerAES"; $key; $inputData )
set variable $decryptedData to MBS( "Encryption.DecryptContainerAES"; $key; $encryptedData )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 12nd May 2015

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