SignedXml.SignatureMethod Property


Gets the signature method of the current SignedXml object.

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

public string SignatureMethod { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The signature method of the current SignedXml object.

The SignatureMethod property represents the <SignatureMethod> element of an XML digital signature using a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) string contained within the property. The <SignatureMethod> element is a subelement of the <SignedInfo> element.

Use the SignatureMethod property to retrieve the <SignatureMethod> URI used by the SignedXml object. This property is read only. For more information about programmatically specifying a URI for the <SignatureMethod> element, see the SignatureMethod property.

For more information about the <SignatureMethod> element, see the XMLDSIG specification, which is available at

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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