IPWorks Encrypt 2020 Android Edition

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Key Property

The DSA key.

Syntax

public DSAKey getKey();
public void setKey(DSAKey key);

Remarks

This property specifies the DSA key used to create a signature. This property must be set before calling Sign. Alternatively, a certificate may be specified by setting Certificate

DSA Key Notes

A DSA key is made up of a number of individual parameters. When calling CreateKey the Key property is populated with a new private and public key.

After calling Sign the public key must be sent to the recipient along with HashSignature so they may perform signature verification. Likewise you must obtain the public key along with HashSignature in order to perform signature verification.

The public key consists of the following parameters:

The component also includes the PublicKey field which holds the PEM formatted public key for ease of use. This is helpful if you are in control of both signature creation and verification process. When sending the public key to a recipient note that not all implementations will support using the PEM formatted value in PublicKey in which case the individual parameters must be sent.

The private key consists of the following parameters:

The component also include the PrivateKey field which holds the PEM formatted private key for ease of use. This is helpful for storing the private key more easily.

Default Value

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IPWorks Encrypt 2020 Android Edition - Version 20.0 [Build 8161]