Returns the public key for the X.509v3 certificate as an array of bytes.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The following example uses the method to return a certificate's public key as an array of bytes and displays it to the console.
Imports System Imports System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates Public Class X509 Public Shared Sub Main() ' The path to the certificate. Dim Certificate As String = "Certificate.cer" ' Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object. Dim cert As X509Certificate = X509Certificate.CreateFromCertFile(Certificate) ' Get the value. Dim results As Byte() = cert.GetPublicKey() ' Display the value to the console. Dim b As Byte For Each b In results Console.Write(b) Next b End Sub End Class
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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