AsymmetricAlgorithm Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the AsymmetricAlgorithm class.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Protected Sub New
protected AsymmetricAlgorithm()

Exceptions

Exception Condition
CryptographicException

The implementation of the derived class is not valid.

Remarks

You cannot create an instance of an abstract class. Application code creates a new instance of a derived class. The RSACryptoServiceProvider class is the only currently supported implementation.

Version Information

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.