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AsymmetricKeyExchangeFormatter.CreateKeyExchange Method (Byte[])

When overridden in a derived class, creates the encrypted key exchange data from the specified input data.

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

public abstract byte[] CreateKeyExchange (
	byte[] data
public abstract byte[] CreateKeyExchange (
	byte[] data
public abstract function CreateKeyExchange (
	data : byte[]
) : byte[]
Not applicable.



The secret information to be passed in the key exchange.

Return Value

The encrypted key exchange data to be sent to the intended recipient.

This data can only be interpreted by the holder of the private key corresponding to the public key used to encrypt the data. This helps to ensure that only the intended recipient can access the secret information.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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