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AsymmetricSecurityKey.GetSignatureDeformatter Method

When overridden in a derived class, gets the deformatter algorithm for the digital signature.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)

public abstract AsymmetricSignatureDeformatter GetSignatureDeformatter(
	string algorithm


Type: System.String
The deformatter algorithm for the digital signature.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.AsymmetricSignatureDeformatter
An AsymmetricSignatureDeformatter that represents the deformatter algorithm for the digital signature.

A signature deformatter is typically used to verify a digital signature.

Use the static fields of the SecurityAlgorithms class to specify the algorithm.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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