net.rim.device.api.crypto
Interface Key

All Superinterfaces:
Persistable, Persistable
All Known Subinterfaces:
DHKey, DSAKey, ECKey, KEAKey, PrivateKey, PublicKey, RSAKey, SymmetricKey
All Known Implementing Classes:
AESKey, ARC4Key, CAST128Key, DESKey, DHPrivateKey, DHPublicKey, DSAPrivateKey, DSAPublicKey, ECPrivateKey, ECPublicKey, HMACKey, KEAPrivateKey, KEAPublicKey, RC2Key, RC5Key, RSAPrivateKey, RSAPublicKey, SkipjackKey, TripleDESKey

public interface Key
extends Persistable

Represents a symmetric, public, or private key.

Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

Method Summary
Category: Signed  String getAlgorithm()
          Returns a String containing the name of the algorithm associated with this key, eg "RSA", "EC", "DES".
 



Method Detail

getAlgorithm

String getAlgorithm()
Returns a String containing the name of the algorithm associated with this key, eg "RSA", "EC", "DES".

Returns:
A String representing the name of the algorithm.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0





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