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CngKeyCreationOptions Enumeration

Specifies options used for key creation.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

[FlagsAttribute]
public enum CngKeyCreationOptions

Member nameDescription
NoneNo key creation options are used.
MachineKeyA machine-wide key is created.
OverwriteExistingKeyThe existing key is overwritten during key creation.

This type is used by the KeyCreationOptions property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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