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SymmetricAlgorithm.Create Method (String)

Creates an instance of the specified implementation of a symmetric algorithm.

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

public static SymmetricAlgorithm Create(
	string algName
)

Parameters

algName
Type: System.String
The symmetric algorithm implementation to use. The following table shows the valid values of the algName parameter and the algorithms they map to.

Parameter value

Implements

DES

DESCryptoServiceProvider

System.Security.Cryptography.DES

DES

3DES

TripleDESCryptoServiceProvider

TripleDES

TripleDESCryptoServiceProvider

Triple DES

TripleDESCryptoServiceProvider

System.Security.Cryptography.TripleDES

TripleDES

RC2

RC2CryptoServiceProvider

System.Security.Cryptography.RC2

RC2CryptoServiceProvider

Rijndael

RijndaelManaged

System.Security.Cryptography.Rijndael

RijndaelManaged

System.Security.Cryptography.SymmetricAlgorithm

RijndaelManaged

AES

AesCryptoServiceProvider

AesCryptoServiceProvider

AesCryptoServiceProvider

System.Security.Cryptography.AesCryptoServiceProvider

AesCryptoServiceProvider

AesManaged

AesManaged

System.Security.Cryptography.AesManaged

AesManaged

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.SymmetricAlgorithm
A new instance of the specified symmetric algorithm.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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