Password Property

An optional password for the self-extracting archive.


public string Password { get; set; }
Public Property Password As String

Default Value



This property specifies a case-sensitive password used to encrypt or decrypt the archive. If set to an empty string (default), no encryption is used.

The maximum supported length of the password is 128 characters.

Example (compressing an SFX archive):

component.ArchiveFile = "c:\test.exe"
component.RecurseSubdirectories = true
component.SourceDirectory = "c:\foo"
component.Password = "nsoftware"

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