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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


Type: System.Byte[]

The secret information to be passed in the key exchange.

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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5