Windows Key container

Hans 251 Reputation points


My application stores data in an SQLite database. I want to store 1 attribute encrypted so that it cannot be changed outside the program. This may only be changed from within the program. I don't want to put the key for the encryption in the code. The SQLite file is stored centrally on a network. There will be multiple copies of the application that are on different PC's.
I have found that the best solution is to use a Windows key container (It is a windows app). However, I cannot find an example of how you can create such a container, use it and distribute it with the app.
Does anyone have a good example?

Greetings, Hans

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  1. Daniel Zhang-MSFT 9,621 Reputation points

    Hi Hans-7463,
    Here are some documets which include examples that create a named key container and adds a signature key pair.
    Example C Program: Creating a Key Container and Generating Keys
    Store asymmetric keys in a key container.
    Best Regards,
    Daniel Zhang

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