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X509Certificate::GetKeyAlgorithm Method

Returns the key algorithm information for this X.509v3 certificate as a string.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public:
virtual String^ GetKeyAlgorithm()

Return Value

Type: System::String
The key algorithm information for this X.509 certificate as a string.

ExceptionCondition
CryptographicException

The certificate context is invalid.

The following example uses the GetKeyAlgorithm method to get a certificate's key algorithm in string format and displays it to the console.

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Security::Cryptography::X509Certificates;
int main()
{

   // The path to the certificate.
   String^ Certificate = "Certificate.cer";

   // Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
   X509Certificate^ cert = X509Certificate::CreateFromCertFile( Certificate );

   // Get the value.
   String^ results = cert->GetKeyAlgorithm();

   // Display the value to the console.
   Console::WriteLine( results );
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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