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KeyedHashAlgorithm.Create Method (String)

Creates an instance of the specified implementation of a keyed hash algorithm.

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

Public Shared Function Create ( _
	algName As String _
) As KeyedHashAlgorithm
Dim algName As String
Dim returnValue As KeyedHashAlgorithm

returnValue = KeyedHashAlgorithm.Create(algName)
public static KeyedHashAlgorithm Create (
	String algName
public static function Create (
	algName : String
) : KeyedHashAlgorithm



The name of the keyed hash algorithm implementation to use.

Return Value

A new instance of the specified keyed hash algorithm.

The keyed hash algorithms currently supported are HMACSHA1 and MACTripleDES.

The following code example demonstrates how to call the Create method to create a new instance of a keyed hash algorithm with the specified name. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the KeyedHashAlgorithm class.

keyedCrypto = KeyedHashAlgorithm.Create(keyedHashName)

keyedCrypto = KeyedHashAlgorithm.Create(keyedHashName);

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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