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Encrypts container value with Blowfish engine.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Encryption 2.9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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


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 Blowfish engine.
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.
For blowfish the key length is limited to 72 characters.
Deprecated. Please move to Encryption.Cipher for new projects.


Encrypt and Decrypt:

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

See also

Example Databases

Encryption.EncryptContainerAES   -   EnvironmentVariables.ClearValue

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