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AsymmetricKeyExchangeDeformatter.SetKey Method

When overridden in a derived class, sets the private key to use for decrypting the secret information.

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

public abstract void SetKey(
	AsymmetricAlgorithm key
)

Parameters

key
Type: System.Security.Cryptography.AsymmetricAlgorithm

The instance of the implementation of AsymmetricAlgorithm that holds the private key.

You must set a key before calling a DecryptKeyExchange implementation.

The following code example demonstrates how to override the SetKey to set the public key for encryption operations. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the AsymmetricKeyExchangeDeformatter class.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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