X509Certificate.Import Method (String, SecureString, X509KeyStorageFlags)
Populates an X509Certificate object with information from a certificate file, a password, and a key storage flag.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration <PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted := True)> _ Public Overridable Sub Import ( _ fileName As String, _ password As SecureString, _ keyStorageFlags As X509KeyStorageFlags _ )
- Type: System.String
The name of a certificate file.
- Type: System.Security.SecureString
The password required to access the X.509 certificate data.
- Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509KeyStorageFlags
A bitwise combination of the enumeration values that control where and how to import the certificate.
Never hard code a password within your source code. Hard-coded passwords can be retrieved from an assembly using the Ildasm.exe (IL Disassembler), a hex editor, or by simply opening the assembly in a text editor such as Notepad.exe.
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for full trust for inheritors. This member cannot be inherited by partially trusted code.
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)
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