X509CertificateInitiatorClientCredential.Certificate Property

Gets or sets the certificate to use to represent the service when communicating back to the client.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Security
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public X509Certificate2 Certificate { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate2
The X509Certificate2 to use to represent the service when communicating back to the client.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

A set method was used when the credential is read-only.

When the first call is made on the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) proxy, the ClientCredentials are made read-only. Subsequently calling the set method results in an InvalidOperationException.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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)

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

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