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SymmetricAlgorithm Constructor

Initializes a new instance of SymmetricAlgorithm.

[Visual Basic]
Public Sub New()
public SymmetricAlgorithm();
public: SymmetricAlgorithm();
public function SymmetricAlgorithm();


Exception Type Condition
CryptographicException The symmetric algorithm derived class implementation is not valid.


You cannot create an instance of an abstract class. Application code will create a new instance of a derived class.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

SymmetricAlgorithm Class | SymmetricAlgorithm Members | System.Security.Cryptography Namespace | Cryptographic Services