ReferenceList Class

ReferenceList Class

Represents the <ReferenceList> element used in XML encryption. This class cannot be inherited.

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

public sealed class ReferenceList : IList, 
	ICollection, IEnumerable

The ReferenceList class represents the <ReferenceList> element of an encrypted document XML signature defined by the XML encryption specification.

The ReferenceList class contains references to EncryptedData and EncryptedKey elements that were encrypted by a key contained within another EncryptedKey element. The ReferenceList class uses DataReference elements to reference EncryptedData elements, and KeyReference elements to reference EncryptedKey elements.

You can add only DataReference or KeyReference objects to the ReferenceList collection.

For more information about XML encryption standards, see


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

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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

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