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Keygen keytype Property

❮ Keygen Object

Example

Get the type of key used:

var x = document.getElementById("myKeygen").keytype;

The result of x will be:

rsa
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Definition and Usage

The ketype property sets or returns the value of the keytype attribute of a keygen field.

The keytype attribute specifies a key type to be used.


Browser Support

Property
keytype Yes Not supported Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the keytype property:

keygenObject.keytype

Set the keytype property:

keygenObject.keytype="rsa|dsa|ec"

Property Values

Value Description
rsa Default. Specifies an RSA security algorithm. The user may be given a choice of RSA key strengths
dsa Specifies a DSA security algorithm. The user may be given a choice of DSA key sizes
ec Specifies an EC security algorithm. The user may be given a choice of EC key strengths

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the type of key used

Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <keygen> keytype attribute


❮ Keygen Object