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ICspAsymmetricAlgorithm.ExportCspBlob Method

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

Exports a blob that contains the key information associated with an AsymmetricAlgorithm object.

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

Function ExportCspBlob ( _
	includePrivateParameters As Boolean _
) As Byte()
Dim instance As ICspAsymmetricAlgorithm
Dim includePrivateParameters As Boolean
Dim returnValue As Byte()

returnValue = instance.ExportCspBlob(includePrivateParameters)
byte[] ExportCspBlob (
	boolean includePrivateParameters
function ExportCspBlob (
	includePrivateParameters : boolean
) : byte[]



true to include the private key; otherwise, false.

Return Value

A byte array that contains the key information associated with an AsymmetricAlgorithm object.

The ExportCspBlob method returns a blob that contains key information that is compatible with the unmanaged Microsoft Cryptographic API (CAPI).

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

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