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RsaSecurityKey.GetAsymmetricAlgorithm Method

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.

ExceptionCondition
CryptographicException

requiresPrivateKey is true and a private key is not available.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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