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RSACryptoServiceProvider.SignData Method (Byte[], Object)

Computes the hash value of the specified byte array using the specified hash algorithm, and signs the resulting hash value.

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

public byte[] SignData(
	byte[] buffer,
	Object halg
)

Parameters

buffer
Type: System.Byte []
The input data for which to compute the hash.
halg
Type: System.Object
The hash algorithm to use to create the hash value.

Return Value

Type: System.Byte []
The RSA signature for the specified data.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The halg parameter is null.

ArgumentException

The halg parameter is not a valid type.

This method creates a digital signature that is verified using the VerifyData method.

The halg parameter can accept a String, a HashAlgorithm, or a Type.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

Windows Phone

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