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SecurityTokenParameters.HasAsymmetricKey Property

When overridden in a derived class, gets a value that indicates whether the token has an asymmetric key.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Security.Tokens
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

protected internal abstract bool HasAsymmetricKey { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the token has an asymmetric key; otherwise, false.

Asymmetric keys are used in public-key cryptography, which uses two keys, a public key and a private key, which are related mathematically. The public key is distributed widely, but the private key is kept secret. In public-key cryptography, there is no need to exchange a common key.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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