DSACryptoServiceProvider.ImportCspBlob Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Imports a blob that represents DSA key information.

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

public void ImportCspBlob (
	byte[] keyBlob
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(false) */ 
public final void ImportCspBlob (
	byte[] keyBlob
public final function ImportCspBlob (
	keyBlob : byte[]



A byte array that represents a DSA key blob.

The ImportCspBlob method initializes the key data of a DSACryptoServiceProvider object using a blob that is compatible with the unmanaged Microsoft Cryptographic API (CAPI).

  • KeyContainerPermission  for permission to access a key container when importing a key. Associated enumeration: Import Security action: Demand.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0