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SecurityKey.IsAsymmetricAlgorithm Method

When overridden in a derived class, gets a value that indicates whether the specified algorithm uses asymmetric keys.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)

public abstract bool IsAsymmetricAlgorithm(
	string algorithm
)

Parameters

algorithm
Type: System.String
The cryptographic algorithm.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true when the specified algorithm uses asymmetric keys; otherwise, false.

Use the static fields of the SecurityAlgorithms class to specify the algorithm.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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