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SecurityKey.IsSymmetricAlgorithm Method

When overridden in a derived class, gets a value that indicates whether the specified algorithm uses symmetric keys.

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

public abstract bool IsSymmetricAlgorithm(
	string algorithm
)

Parameters

algorithm
Type: System.String

The cryptographic algorithm.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true when the specified algorithm uses symmetric keys; otherwise, false.

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

.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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