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ICspAsymmetricAlgorithm Interface

Defines methods that allow an AsymmetricAlgorithm class to enumerate key container information, and import and export Microsoft Cryptographic API (CAPI)–compatible key blobs.

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

[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public interface ICspAsymmetricAlgorithm

The ICspAsymmetricAlgorithm type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyCspKeyContainerInfoGets a CspKeyContainerInfo object that describes additional information about a cryptographic key pair.
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  NameDescription
Public methodExportCspBlobExports a blob that contains the key information associated with an AsymmetricAlgorithm object.
Public methodImportCspBlobImports a blob that represents asymmetric key information.
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Classes that extend the AsymmetricAlgorithm class should implement the ICspAsymmetricAlgorithm interface to enumerate key container information using a CspKeyContainerInfo object, and to import and export Microsoft Cryptographic API (CAPI)–compatible key blobs.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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