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SymmetricAlgorithm::LegalKeySizes Property

Updated: August 2010

Gets the key sizes, in bits, that are supported by the symmetric algorithm.

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

virtual property array<KeySizes^>^ LegalKeySizes {
	array<KeySizes^>^ get ();

Property Value

Type: array<System.Security.Cryptography::KeySizes>
An array that contains the key sizes supported by the algorithm.

The symmetric algorithm supports only key sizes that match an entry in this array.

The following example shows the value of LegalKeySizes for the symmetric algorithms.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

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




August 2010

Added example.

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