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KeyInfoNode Class

Handles KeyInfo subelements that do not have specific implementations or handlers registered on the machine.

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

public class KeyInfoNode extends KeyInfoClause

The KeyInfo subelements with specific implementations are KeyInfoName, KeyInfoRetrievalMethod, and KeyInfoX509Data.

For more information about the <KeyInfo> element, see Section 4.4 of the XMLDSIG specification, which is available from the W3C at, or see the XML Encryption specification, which is available from the W3C at


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

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

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