SecurityTokenParameters.HasAsymmetricKey Property


When overridden in a derived class, 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 abstract bool HasAsymmetricKey { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the token has an asymmetric key; otherwise, false.

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
Available since 3.0
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