PROV_RSA_AES

The PROV_RSA_AES provider type supports both digital signatures and data encryption. It is considered a general purpose cryptographic service provider (CSP). The RSA public key algorithm is used for all public key operations.

Algorithms Supported

For descriptions of each of these algorithms, see the glossary.

PurposeSupported algorithms
Key Exchange

RSA

Signature

RSA

Encryption

RC2

RC4

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

Hashing

MD2

MD4

MD5

SHA-1

SHA-2 (SHA-256, SHA-384, and SHA-512)

 

Related Documentation

This provider type is defined by Microsoft and RSA Data Security. It is described in the following documents:

  • Microsoft Cryptographic Service Provider Programmer's Guide, Microsoft, 1996.
  • RSA Laboratories, Public Key Cryptography Standards, RSA Data Security, November 1993.
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