How to use the Strong Name Tool

In this example we will use the Strong Name Tool to produce a random key pair and store them in a file, so that we can compile our assembly with them.

To access the Strong Name Tool use the Visual Studio Command Prompt.

This generates a random key pair and stores them to file

sn -k myAssembly.snk


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