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X509Certificate.GetKeyAlgorithm Method

Returns the key algorithm information for this X.509v3 certificate as a string.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

abstract GetKeyAlgorithm : unit -> string  
override GetKeyAlgorithm : unit -> string

Return Value

Type: System.String
The key algorithm information for this X.509 certificate as a string.

ExceptionCondition
CryptographicException

The certificate context is invalid.

The following example uses the GetKeyAlgorithm method to get a certificate's key algorithm in string format and displays it to the console.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.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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