System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.KeyInfoClause Class

Represents the abstract base class from which all implementations of System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.KeyInfo subelements inherit.

See Also: KeyInfoClause Members


public abstract class KeyInfoClause


You can use System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.KeyInfoClause objects to build a System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.KeyInfo object for a specific digital signature or encrypted XML document. System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.KeyInfo allows recipients of XML digital signatures and encrypted XML documents to determine which signing method and key values should be used for validation and decryption.

For more information about the System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.KeyInfo element and its subelements, see the XMLDSIG specification, which is available from the W3C at, or see the XML encryption specification, which is available from the W3C at


Namespace: System.Security.Cryptography.Xml
Assembly: System.Security (in System.Security.dll)
Assembly Versions: 1.0.5000.0,,