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CspParameters.ProviderType Field

Represents the provider type code for CspParameters.

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

public int ProviderType

Use the ProviderType field to specify a provider type by passing a numeric value that represents that provider. The numeric values that represent the default provider types are defined in the WinCrypt.h header file:

  • To specify a provider compatible with the RSA class, pass a value of 1.

  • To specify a provider compatible with the DSA class, pass a value of 13.

The following table lists the provider types and their corresponding numeric values defined in the WinCrypt.h header file.

Provider Type

Numeric Value

PROV_RSA_FULL

1

PROV_RSA_SIG

2

PROV_DSS

3

PROV_FORTEZZA

4

PROV_MS_EXCHANGE

5

PROV_SSL

6

PROV_RSA_SCHANNEL

12

PROV_DSS_DH

13

PROV_EC_ECDSA_SIG

14

PROV_EC_ECNRA_SIG

15

PROV_EC_ECDSA_FULL

16

PROV_EC_ECNRA_FULL

17

PROV_DH_SCHANNEL

18

PROV_SPYRUS_LYNKS

20

PROV_RNG

21

PROV_INTEL_SEC

22

PROV_REPLACE_OWF

23

PROV_RSA_AES

24

For more information about the default provider types and their behaviors, see the Microsoft Cryptography API (CAPI) documentation in the MSDN library.

.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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