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keygen

The <keygen> element is used with a <form> tag to generate an encryption key pair. When the form processes <keygen> will generate a public and private encrypted key. The public key is stored on the server, while the private key is stored locally. The browser software may render a control that allows the user to choose the encryption level.

Code Example

<form id="myform" action="parser.php" method="post"> Encryption Level: <keygen name="grade" keytype="rsa" form="myform"> </form>

Attributes

globals - the global attributes common to all elements possible values: see global attribute list challenge - specify a challenge to be packed with the submitted key possible values: "string" keytype - specify the type of key to generate possible values: "rsa"

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Elements

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