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ICertificate2::GetInfo method

[CAPICOM is a 32-bit only component that is available for use in the following operating systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP. Instead, use the X509Certificate2 Class in the System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates namespace.]

The GetInfo method retrieves information from the certificate.

Syntax


Certificate.GetInfo( _
  ByVal InfoType _
)

Parameters

InfoType [in]

A value of the CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_TYPE enumeration that specifies what type of data is retrieved from the certificate. The following table shows the possible values.

ValueMeaning
CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_SUBJECT_SIMPLE_NAME

Returns the display name from the certificate subject.

CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_ISSUER_SIMPLE_NAME

Returns the display name of the issuer of the certificate.

CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_SUBJECT_EMAIL_NAME

Returns the email address of the certificate subject.

CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_ISSUER_EMAIL_NAME

Returns the email address of the issuer of the certificate.

CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_SUBJECT_UPN

Returns the UPN of the certificate subject. Introduced in CAPICOM 2.0.

CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_ISSUER_UPN

Returns the UPN of the issuer of the certificate. Introduced in CAPICOM 2.0.

CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_SUBJECT_DNS_NAME

Returns the DNS name of the certificate subject. Introduced in CAPICOM 2.0.

CAPICOM_CERT_INFO_ISSUER_DNS_NAME

Returns the DNS name of the issuer of the certificate. Introduced in CAPICOM 2.0.

 

Return value

A string that contains the requested information.

Requirements

End of client support

Windows Vista

End of server support

Windows Server 2008

Redistributable

CAPICOM 2.0 or later on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP

DLL

Capicom.dll

See also

Cryptography Objects
Certificate

 

 

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