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X509Certificate.GetName Method

NOTE: This method is now obsolete.

Returns the name of the principal to which the certificate was issued.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("This method has been deprecated.  Please use the Subject property instead.  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")] 
public virtual string GetName ()
/** @attribute ObsoleteAttribute("This method has been deprecated.  Please use the Subject property instead.  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202") */ 
public String GetName ()
ObsoleteAttribute("This method has been deprecated.  Please use the Subject property instead.  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202") 
public function GetName () : String

Return Value

The name of the principal to which the certificate was issued.


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.GetName();
       
        // 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.GetName();

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

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.0, 1.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0

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