SetKey Method
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

AsymmetricKeyExchangeFormatter.SetKey Method

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

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

public abstract void SetKey(
	AsymmetricAlgorithm key


Type: System.Security.Cryptography.AsymmetricAlgorithm
The instance of the implementation of AsymmetricAlgorithm that holds the public key.

You must set a key before calling a CreateKeyExchange implementation.

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Community Additions

© 2015 Microsoft