GenerateKey Method
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

DESCryptoServiceProvider.GenerateKey Method ()


Generates a random key (Key) to be used for the algorithm.

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

Public Overrides Sub GenerateKey

Use this method to generate a random key when none is specified. This method will never return a weak key (see IsWeakKey) or a semi-weak key (see IsSemiWeakKey).

This algorithm supports a key length of 64 bits.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Return to top
© 2016 Microsoft