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PackageDigitalSignature.CertificateEmbeddingOption Property

Gets the X.509 certificate embedding option.

Namespace: System.IO.Packaging
Assembly: WindowsBase (in windowsbase.dll)

public CertificateEmbeddingOption CertificateEmbeddingOption { get; }
/** @property */
public CertificateEmbeddingOption get_CertificateEmbeddingOption ()

public function get CertificateEmbeddingOption () : CertificateEmbeddingOption

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

The certificate embedding option for this digital signature.

Exception typeCondition


The digital Signature has been deleted.

X.509 certificates used to validate a package may be stored in one of three locations:


In its own certificate PackagePart in the package.

The X.509 certificate can be obtained through the Signer property.


Within the content of the SignaturePart in the package.

The X.509 certificate can be obtained through the Signer property.


External to the package in a location known by both the application creating the signature and the application later using the signature for validation.

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
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