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CreateKeyExchange Method (Byte[], Type)
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AsymmetricKeyExchangeFormatter.CreateKeyExchange Method (Byte[], Type)

When overridden in a derived class, creates the encrypted key exchange data from the specified input data.

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

public abstract byte[] CreateKeyExchange(
	byte[] data,
	Type symAlgType
)

Parameters

data
Type: System.Byte[]
The secret information to be passed in the key exchange.
symAlgType
Type: System.Type
This parameter is not used in the current version.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]
The encrypted key exchange data to be sent to the intended recipient.

This data can only be interpreted by the holder of the private key corresponding to the public key used to encrypt the data. This helps to ensure that only the intended recipient can access the secret information.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.

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