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CryptographicException Class

The exception that is thrown when an error occurs during a cryptographic operation.

For a list of all members of this type, see CryptographicException Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class CryptographicException
   Inherits SystemException
public class CryptographicException : SystemException
public __gc class CryptographicException : public SystemException
class CryptographicException extends SystemException

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


CryptographicException uses the HRESULT CORSEC_E_CRYPTO, unless an alternate error code is specified.

For a list of initial property values for an instance of CryptographicException, see the constructor.


Namespace: System.Security.Cryptography

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

CryptographicException Members | System.Security.Cryptography Namespace | Exception | Handling and Throwing Exceptions | Cryptographic Services