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RSACryptoServiceProvider.ImportParameters Method

Imports the specified RSAParameters.

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

public override void ImportParameters(
	RSAParameters parameters
)

Parameters

parameters
Type: System.Security.Cryptography.RSAParameters

The parameters for RSA.

ExceptionCondition
CryptographicException

The cryptographic service provider (CSP) cannot be acquired.

-or-

The parameters parameter has missing fields.

The following code example imports key information created from an RSAParameters object into an RSACryptoServiceProvider object.

try
{
    //Create a new RSACryptoServiceProvider object.  
    using (RSACryptoServiceProvider RSA = new RSACryptoServiceProvider())
    {
        //Export the key information to an RSAParameters object. 
        //Pass false to export the public key information or pass 
        //true to export public and private key information.
        RSAParameters RSAParams = RSA.ExportParameters(false);

        //Create another RSACryptoServiceProvider object. 
        using (RSACryptoServiceProvider RSA2 = new RSACryptoServiceProvider())
        {
        //Import the the key information from the other  
        //RSACryptoServiceProvider object.  
        RSA2.ImportParameters(RSAParams);
        }
    }


}
catch (CryptographicException e)
{
    //Catch this exception in case the encryption did 
    //not succeed.
    Console.WriteLine(e.Message);

}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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