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SecurityAlgorithmSuite.IsEncryptionAlgorithmSupported Method

Indicates whether an encryption algorithm is supported.

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

public virtual bool IsEncryptionAlgorithmSupported(
	string algorithm


Type: System.String
The algorithm name to check.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the encryption algorithm is supported; otherwise, false.

algorithm gets compared to the string returned from DefaultEncryptionAlgorithm.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.