RSAOAEPKeyExchangeFormatter.SetKey Method (AsymmetricAlgorithm)


Sets the public key to use for encrypting the key exchange data.

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

public override void SetKey(
	AsymmetricAlgorithm key


Type: System.Security.Cryptography.AsymmetricAlgorithm

The instance of the RSA algorithm that holds the public key.

Exception Condition

key is null.

You must set the key before calling CreateKeyExchange.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the SetKey method to set an RSA key for decryption. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the RSAOAEPKeyExchangeFormatter class.

RSA key = RSA.Create();

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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