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SecurityKeyUsage Enumeration

Specifies how a key that is associated with a security token can be used.

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

public enum SecurityKeyUsage

Member nameDescription
ExchangeSpecifies that the key can be used to exchange keys between a sender and a receiver.
SignatureSpecifies that the key can be used to generate a digital signature.

Use the SecurityKeyUsage enumeration to set KeyUsage property.

.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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