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  • Is there a way to do a plain-jane diffie-hellman key exchange?

    I have a protocol that interoperates with several other implementations across several platforms where I need to be able to do a diffiehellman key exchange and retrieve the raw secret.

    I looked at the KeyDerivationAlgorithmProviders() and didn't see anything that looked likely.  Is this possible to do?

    (I currently use third-party crypto libraries, but was hoping I wouldn't need to for WinRT.)

    Thanks,

    Joseph

    Monday, September 26, 2011 12:22 AM

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  • Hi Joseph,

     

    We currently don't support Diffie-Hellman key in WinRT APIs. It would be helpful for me to understand the crypto scenario you want to accomplish using Diffie-Hellman keys.


    Sandeep Kumar
    Tuesday, September 27, 2011 6:43 PM

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