PrivateKey.KeySpec property

[The KeySpec property is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. Instead, use the X509Certificate2.PrivateKey Property in the System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates namespace.]

The KeySpec property retrieves the key specification.

Syntax


PrivateKey.KeySpec As CAPICOM_KEY_SPEC

Property value

A value of the CAPICOM_KEY_SPEC enumeration that indicates the key specification. The following table shows the possible values.

ValueMeaning
CAPICOM_KEY_SPEC_KEYEXCHANGE

The key can be used for encryption and signing.

CAPICOM_KEY_SPEC_SIGNATURE

The key can be used only for signing.

 

Requirements

Redistributable

CAPICOM 2.0 or later on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP

DLL

Capicom.dll

See also

PrivateKey

 

 

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