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AsymmetricSignatureFormatter.CreateSignature Method (HashAlgorithm)

Creates the signature from the specified hash value.

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

public virtual byte[] CreateSignature (
	HashAlgorithm hash
public byte[] CreateSignature (
	HashAlgorithm hash
public function CreateSignature (
	hash : HashAlgorithm
) : byte[]
Not applicable.



The hash algorithm to use to create the signature.

Return Value

The signature for the specified hash value.

Exception typeCondition


The hash parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

This method sets the hash algorithm to be used, then returns the signature of the input hash algorithm value.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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