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RsaSecurityTokenParameters.HasAsymmetricKey Property

Gets a value that indicates whether the token has an asymmetric key.

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

protected internal override bool HasAsymmetricKey { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the token has an asymmetric key; otherwise, false.

This property always returns true.

Asymmetric keys are used in public-key cryptography, which uses two keys, a public key and a private key, which are related mathematically. The public key is distributed widely, but the private key is kept secret. In public-key cryptography, there is no need to exchange a common key.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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