SymmetricAlgorithm.Create Method (String)

Creates the specified cryptographic object used to perform the symmetric algorithm.

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

public static SymmetricAlgorithm Create (
	string algName
public static SymmetricAlgorithm Create (
	String algName
public static function Create (
	algName : String
) : SymmetricAlgorithm
Not applicable.



The name of the specific implementation of the SymmetricAlgorithm class to use.

Return Value

A cryptographic object used to perform the symmetric algorithm.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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