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RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter Constructor (AsymmetricAlgorithm)

RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter.RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter(AsymmetricAlgorithm) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter class with the specified key.

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

public RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter (
	AsymmetricAlgorithm key
public RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter (
	AsymmetricAlgorithm key
public function RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter (
	key : AsymmetricAlgorithm
Not applicable.



The instance of the RSA algorithm that holds the public key.

Exception typeCondition


key is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The following code example demonstrates how to construct an RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter with the specified RSA key. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter class.

RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter keyEncryptor =
    new RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter(rsaKey);

RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter keyEncryptor 
    = new RSAPKCS1KeyExchangeFormatter(rsaKey);

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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

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