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CspParameters Constructor (Int32, String, String, CryptoKeySecurity, SecureString)

Initializes a new instance of the CspParameters class using a provider type, a provider name, a container name, access information, and a password associated with a smart card key.

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

public CspParameters(
	int providerType,
	string providerName,
	string keyContainerName,
	CryptoKeySecurity cryptoKeySecurity,
	SecureString keyPassword
)

Parameters

providerType
Type: System.Int32
The provider type code that specifies the kind of provider to create.
providerName
Type: System.String
A provider name.
keyContainerName
Type: System.String
A container name.
cryptoKeySecurity
Type: System.Security.AccessControl.CryptoKeySecurity
An object that represents access rights and audit rules for a container.
keyPassword
Type: System.Security.SecureString
A password associated with a smart card key.

You can use the container name to retrieve a key within that container.

Specify a provider type by passing a numeric value that represents the desired provider type. The numeric values that represent the default provider types are defined in the WinCrypt.h header file:

  • To specify a provider compatible with the RSA algorithm, pass a value of 1to the dwTypeIn parameter.

  • To specify a provider compatible with the DSA algorithm, pass a value of 13to the dwTypeIn parameter.

For information about other provider type values, see the ProviderType field. For more information about the default provider types and their behaviors, see the Microsoft Cryptography API (CAPI) documentation in the MSDN library.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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