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AsymmetricSignatureDeformatter.VerifySignature Method (HashAlgorithm, Byte[])

Verifies the signature from the specified hash value.

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

public virtual bool VerifySignature (
	HashAlgorithm hash,
	byte[] rgbSignature
public boolean VerifySignature (
	HashAlgorithm hash, 
	byte[] rgbSignature
public function VerifySignature (
	hash : HashAlgorithm, 
	rgbSignature : byte[]
) : boolean
Not applicable.



The hash algorithm to use to verify the signature.


The signature to be verified.

Return Value

true if the signature is valid for the hash; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition


The hash parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

This method sets the hash algorithm to be used before verifying the signature of the input hash algorithm value.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0