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SymmetricAlgorithm::KeySize Property

Gets or sets the size, in bits, of the secret key used by the symmetric algorithm.

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

public:
virtual property int KeySize {
	int get ();
	void set (int value);
}

Property Value

Type: System::Int32
The size, in bits, of the secret key used by the symmetric algorithm.

ExceptionCondition
CryptographicException

The key size is not valid.

The valid key sizes are specified by the particular symmetric algorithm implementation and are listed in the LegalKeySizes property.

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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0
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