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Signature Class

Represents the <Signature> element of an XML signature.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography.Xml
Assembly:  System.Security (in System.Security.dll)
public class Signature

The Signature class represents the <Signature> element of an XML signature defined by the XML digital signature specification. The <Signature> element is the root element of an XML digital signature. The SignedInfo, SignatureValue, KeyInfo, and ObjectList properties encapsulate the subelements of the <Signature> element.

For more information about the <Signature> element, see the W3C specification at www.w3.org/TR/xmldsig-core/.

The following code example uses the Signature class with the SignedXml class to sign and verify an XML document using an envelope signature.

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

The following code example uses the Signature class with the SignedXml class to sign an object and verify an XML document using a detached signature.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.
System.Object
  System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.Signature
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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
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