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ProviderAlgorithm Class

Note: This API is now obsolete.

The ProviderAlgorithm interface represents an algorithm implemented by a cryptographic provider. Providers are separate modules that implement encryption, hashing, signing, and key exchange (archival) algorithms. Similar providers are grouped together in a type.
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  PKI.ServiceProvidersProviderAlgorithm

Namespace:  PKI.ServiceProviders
Assembly:  PKI.Core (in PKI.Core.dll) Version: 3.3.0.0 (3.3.0.0)
Syntax
[ObsoleteAttribute("Use 'CspProviderAlgorithmInfo' instead.")]
public class ProviderAlgorithm

The ProviderAlgorithm type exposes the following members.

Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyAlgorithmOperations
Gets the operations that can be performed by the algorithm.
Public propertyAlgorithmType
Gets the algorithm type.
Public propertyDefaultLength
Gets the default length of a key.
Public propertyIncrementLength
Gets a value, in bits, that can be used to determine valid incremental key lengths for algorithms that support multiple key sizes.
Public propertyIsValid
Gets a Boolean value that specifies whether the algorithm object is valid.
Public propertyLongName
Gets the full name of the algorithm.
Public propertyMaxLength
Gets the maximum permitted length for a key.
Public propertyMinLength
Gets the minimum permitted length for a key.
Public propertyName
Gets the abbreviated algorithm name.
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodEquals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToString (Inherited from Object.)
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Remarks
This class has no public constructors. Instead, use EnumProviders method to access this object.
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