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X509Certificate.ToString Method ()

Returns a string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

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

public override string ToString ()
public String ToString ()
public override function ToString () : String
Not applicable.

Return Value

A string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

The following example uses the ToString method to display the value of a certificate 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 resultsTrue = cert.ToString(true);
       
        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsTrue);

        // Get the value.
        string resultsFalse = cert.ToString(false);
       
        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsFalse);
  
    }

}

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 resultsTrue = cert.ToString(true);

        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsTrue);

        // Get the value.
        String resultsFalse = cert.ToString(false);

        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsFalse);
    } //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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