RsaSecurityKey.GetAsymmetricAlgorithm Method (String, Boolean)

 

Gets the specified asymmetric cryptographic algorithm.

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

public override AsymmetricAlgorithm GetAsymmetricAlgorithm(
	string algorithm,
	bool requiresPrivateKey
)

Parameters

algorithm
Type: System.String

The asymmetric algorithm to create.

requiresPrivateKey
Type: System.Boolean

true when a private key is required to create the algorithm; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.AsymmetricAlgorithm

An AsymmetricAlgorithm that represents the specified asymmetric cryptographic algorithm.

Exception Condition
CryptographicException

requiresPrivateKey is true and a private key is not available.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Return to top
Show: