X509Certificate2 Constructor (String, SecureString)
Initializes a new instance of the X509Certificate2 class using a certificate file name and a password.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
An error with the certificate occurs. For example:
This constructor is used with PKCS12 (PFX) files that contain the certificate's private key. Calling this constructor with the correct password decrypts the private key and saves it to a key container.
Never hard code a password within your source code. Hard-coded passwords can be retrieved from an assembly using the Ildasm.exe (MSIL Disassembler), a hex editor, or by simply opening up the assembly in a text editor such as Notepad.exe.
If you create an X509Certificate certificate by specifying a PKCS7 signed file store for fileName, the X509Certificate is created for the certificate that signed the store rather than for any of the certificates within the store.