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X509AsymmetricSecurityKey.IsSupportedAlgorithm Method

Gets a value that indicates whether the specified algorithm is supported by this class.

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

public override bool IsSupportedAlgorithm(
	string algorithm


Type: System.String
The cryptographic algorithm.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true when the specified algorithm is XmlDsigDSAUrl, XmlEncRSA15Url, XmlEncRSAOAEPUrl, XmlDsigRSASHA1Url, or RsaSha256Signature and the public key is of the right type; otherwise, false. See the remarks for details.

The IsSupportedAlgorithm method returns true when one of the following is true:

.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.