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Types of CMS/PKCS #7 Messages 

CMS/PKCS #7 provides implementations of several protected message types. These message types are known as content types in the standards that define CMS/PKCS #7.

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The following topics provide information about CMS/PKCS #7 protected message types.

SignedCms Message

Provides the SignedCms class to digitally sign messages.

EnvelopedCms Message

Provides the EnvelopedCms class to digitally envelope messages.

Enveloped and Signed CMS/PKCS #7 Message

Provides the capability of both signing and enveloping a message because protected messages can be nested.