SetKey Method
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RSAPKCS1SignatureDeformatter.SetKey Method

Sets the public key to use for verifying the signature.

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 RSA that holds the public key.

Exception typeCondition


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

You must set a key before calling VerifySignature.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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