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DSACryptoServiceProvider.KeySize Property

Gets the size of the key used by the asymmetric algorithm in bits.

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

public override int KeySize { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The size of the key used by the asymmetric algorithm.

This algorithm supports key lengths from 512 bits to 1024 bits in increments of 64 bits.

The DSACryptoServiceProvider class does not allow you to change key sizes using the KeySize property. Any value written to this property will fail to update the property without error. To change the key size, use one of the constructor overloads.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

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