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ICertificatePolicy.CheckValidationResult Method

Validates a server certificate.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

bool CheckValidationResult(
	ServicePoint srvPoint,
	X509Certificate certificate,
	WebRequest request,
	int certificateProblem


Type: System.Net.ServicePoint

The ServicePoint that will use the certificate.

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate

The certificate to validate.

Type: System.Net.WebRequest

The request that received the certificate.

Type: System.Int32

The problem that was encountered when using the certificate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the certificate should be honored; otherwise, false.

The CheckValidationResult method implements the application certificate validation policy. The method can examine the srvPoint, certificate, request, and certificateProblem parameters to determine whether the certificate should be honored.

The certificateProblem parameter is a Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) status code. For more information, see the SSPI documentation on MSDN.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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