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AsymmetricKeyExchangeFormatter.CreateKeyExchange Method (Byte[])

When overridden in a derived class, creates the encrypted key exchange data from the specified input data.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  mscorlib.Extensions (in mscorlib.Extensions.dll)

public abstract byte[] CreateKeyExchange(
	byte[] data
)

Parameters

data
Type: System.Byte[]
The secret information to be passed in the key exchange.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]
The encrypted key exchange data to be sent to the intended recipient.

This data can only be interpreted by the holder of the private key corresponding to the public key used to encrypt the data. This helps to ensure that only the intended recipient can access the secret information.

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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