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SymmetricAlgorithm.Mode Property

Gets or sets the mode for operation of the symmetric algorithm.

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

Public Overridable Property Mode As CipherMode
Dim instance As SymmetricAlgorithm
Dim value As CipherMode

value = instance.Mode

instance.Mode = value
/** @property */
public CipherMode get_Mode ()

/** @property */
public void set_Mode (CipherMode value)

public function get Mode () : CipherMode

public function set Mode (value : CipherMode)

Property Value

The mode for operation of the symmetric algorithm. The default is CipherMode.CBC.

Exception typeCondition


The cipher mode is not one of the CipherMode values.

See CipherMode enumeration for a description of specific modes.

Windows 98, Windows 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

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0