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HMACSHA384 Constructor (Byte[])

Initializes a new instance of the HMACSHA384 class by using the specified key data.

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

public HMACSHA384(
	byte[] key
)

Parameters

key
Type: System.Byte[]

The secret key for HMACSHA384 encryption. The key can be any length. However, if it is more than 64 bytes long it will be hashed (using SHA-1) to derive a 64-byte key. Therefore, the recommended size of the secret key is 64 bytes.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The key parameter is null.

For an example of how to use this constructor, see the HMACSHA384 class.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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