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HttpRequestMessageExtensions.GetClientCertificate Method

Gets the current X.509 certificate from the given HTTP request.

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

public static X509Certificate2 GetClientCertificate(
	this HttpRequestMessage request


Type: HttpRequestMessage

The HTTP request.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate2
The current X509Certificate2, or null if a certificate is not available.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HttpRequestMessage. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936(v=vs.108).aspx or http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.108).aspx.
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