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AesCryptoServiceProvider.Key Property

Gets or sets the symmetric key that is used for encryption and decryption.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public override byte[] Key { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Byte[]
The symmetric key that is used for encryption and decryption.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The value for the key is null.

CryptographicException

The size of the key is invalid.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5
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