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RSAOAEPKeyExchangeFormatter.SetKey Method

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
public void SetKey (
	AsymmetricAlgorithm key
public override function SetKey (
	key : AsymmetricAlgorithm
Not applicable.



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

Exception typeCondition


key is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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();

RSA key = RSA.Create();

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0