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ICspAsymmetricAlgorithm.ExportCspBlob Method

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

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

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

returnValue = instance.ExportCspBlob(includePrivateParameters)

Parameters

includePrivateParameters
Type: System.Boolean

true to include the private key; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte()
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 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0
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