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KeyedHashAlgorithm.Create Method (String)

Updated: March 2011

Creates an instance of the specified implementation of a keyed hash algorithm.

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

public static KeyedHashAlgorithm Create(
	string algName
)

Parameters

algName
Type: System.String

The keyed hash algorithm implementation to use. The following table shows the valid values for the algName parameter and the algorithms they map to.

Parameter value

Implements

System.Security.Cryptography.HMAC

HMACSHA1

System.Security.Cryptography.KeyedHashAlgorithm

HMACSHA1

HMACMD5

HMACMD5

System.Security.Cryptography.HMACMD5

HMACMD5

HMACRIPEMD160

HMACRIPEMD160

System.Security.Cryptography.HMACRIPEMD160

[T:System.Security.Cryptography. HMACRIPEMD160]

HMACSHA1

HMACSHA1

System.Security.Cryptography.HMACSHA1

[T:System.Security.Cryptography. HMACSHA1]

HMACSHA256

HMACSHA256

System.Security.Cryptography.HMACSHA256

HMACSHA256

HMACSHA384

HMACSHA384

System.Security.Cryptography.HMACSHA384

HMACSHA384

HMACSHA512

HMACSHA512

System.Security.Cryptography.HMACSHA512

HMACSHA512

MACTripleDES

[T:System.Security.Cryptography. MACTripleDES]

System.Security.Cryptography.MACTripleDES

MACTripleDES

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.KeyedHashAlgorithm
A new instance of the specified keyed hash algorithm.

This method supports a number of algorithms, including MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, and RIPEMD160. For a full list, see the supported values for the algName parameter.

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, 1.1, 1.0

Date

History

Reason

March 2011

Added list of supported algorithm names.

Customer feedback.

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