Cloud Keys 2020 Delphi Edition

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Sign Method

Signs a message using a CMK.

procedure Sign(KeyId: String; Algorithm: String; IsDigest: Boolean);

Remarks

This method signs a message using the CMK specified by KeyId and the given Algorithm. The message data to sign is taken from the input stream supplied via the SetInputStream method, the specified InputFile, or the InputData property. The signature data is output to the output stream supplied via the SetOutputStream method, the specified OutputFile, or the OutputData property.

The value passed for the KeyId parameter must be the Id or ARN of a CMK, or the name or ARN of an alias, in the current Region. If an ARN is provided, it can be for a CMK or alias in another account so long as the appropriate permissions are in place.

The Algorithm parameter specifies which algorithm to use to sign the data. Possible values are:

  • RSASSA_PSS_SHA_256
  • RSASSA_PSS_SHA_384
  • RSASSA_PSS_SHA_512
  • RSASSA_PKCS1_V1_5_SHA_256
  • RSASSA_PKCS1_V1_5_SHA_384
  • RSASSA_PKCS1_V1_5_SHA_512
  • ECDSA_SHA_256
  • ECDSA_SHA_384
  • ECDSA_SHA_512

The IsDigest parameter specifies whether the message data is the original message (False) or a message digest (True). When supplying a message digest, keep in mind that the same digest will need to be provided in order to Verify the signature later.

Note that a maximum of 4096 bytes of message data can be sent to the server. If IsDigest is False, and more than 4096 bytes of message data are provided, the component will automatically compute an appropriate message digest and send it instead. In such cases, the computed digest is made available via the MessageDigest configuration setting.

This method will fail if any of the following are true regarding the specified CMK:

  • Its State is anything other than aksEnabled (0).
  • It is symmetric (see KeySpec).
  • It is for encryption/decryption instead of signing/verification (see ForSigning).
  • It is an AWS-managed CMK (see AWSManaged).

 
 
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Cloud Keys 2020 Delphi Edition - Version 20.0 [Build 7718]