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KeyInfoName Class

Represents a <KeyName> subelement of an XMLDSIG <KeyInfo> element.

For a list of all members of this type, see KeyInfoName Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class KeyInfoName
   Inherits KeyInfoClause
public class KeyInfoName : KeyInfoClause
public __gc class KeyInfoName : public KeyInfoClause
public class KeyInfoName extends KeyInfoClause

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


The <KeyName> element contains a string identifier that may be used by the party validating the signature to identify the corresponding public key.

For more information about the <KeyName> element, see Section 4.4.1 of the XMLDSIG specification, which is available from the W3C at


Namespace: System.Security.Cryptography.Xml

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

Assembly: System.Security (in System.Security.dll)

See Also

KeyInfoName Members | System.Security.Cryptography.Xml Namespace