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SymmetricAlgorithm.ValidKeySize Method

Determines whether the specified key size is valid for the current algorithm.

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

'Declaration
Public Function ValidKeySize ( _
	bitLength As Integer _
) As Boolean
'Usage
Dim instance As SymmetricAlgorithm 
Dim bitLength As Integer 
Dim returnValue As Boolean 

returnValue = instance.ValidKeySize(bitLength)

Parameters

bitLength
Type: System.Int32

The length, in bits, to check for a valid key size.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified key size is valid for the current algorithm; otherwise, false.

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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