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X509Certificate.GetExpirationDateString Method

Returns the expiration date of this X.509v3 certificate.

Namespace: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual string GetExpirationDateString ()
public String GetExpirationDateString ()
public function GetExpirationDateString () : String
Not applicable.

Return Value

The expiration date for this X.509 certificate.

The expiration date is the date after which the X.509 certificate is no longer considered valid.

The GetExpirationDateString method returns a string that shows the date formatted in Short Date Pattern followed by the time formatted in Long Time Pattern. The date and time are formatted using the current culture and time zone.

The following example uses the GetExpirationDateString method to get the expatriation date of a certificate and displays it to the console.


using System;
using System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates;


public class X509
{

    public static void Main()
    {

        // The path to the certificate.
        string Certificate =  "Certificate.cer";

        // Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
        X509Certificate cert = X509Certificate.CreateFromCertFile(Certificate);

        // Get the value.
        string results = cert.GetExpirationDateString();
       
        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(results);
  
    }

}

import System.*;
import System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.*;

public class X509
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // The path to the certificate.
        String certificate = "Certificate.cer";

        // Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
        X509Certificate cert = X509Certificate.CreateFromCertFile(certificate);

        // Get the value.
        String results = cert.GetExpirationDateString();

        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(results);
    } //main 
} //X509

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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