CngKeyBlobFormat Constructor (String)


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Initializes a new instance of the CngKeyBlobFormat class by using the specified format.

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

public CngKeyBlobFormat(
	string format


Type: System.String

The key BLOB format to initialize.

Exception Condition

The format parameter is null.


The format parameter length is 0 (zero).

The primary purpose of this constructor is to provide a method for creating CngKeyBlobFormat objects for format types that are not represented by the static properties of the CngKeyBlobFormat class. This capacity allows future .NET Framework releases, service packs, and third-party developers to add new key BLOB formats, which can be accessed just like the key BLOB formats that are currently available.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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