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X509KeyStorageFlags Enumeration

Defines where and how to export the private key of an X.509 certificate.

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

[SerializableAttribute] 
[FlagsAttribute] 
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)] 
public enum X509KeyStorageFlags
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
/** @attribute FlagsAttribute() */ 
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ 
public enum X509KeyStorageFlags
SerializableAttribute 
FlagsAttribute 
ComVisibleAttribute(true) 
public enum X509KeyStorageFlags

 Member nameDescription
DefaultKeySetThe default key set is used. The user key set is usually the default.  
ExportableImported keys are marked as exportable. . 
MachineKeySetPrivate keys are stored in the local computer store rather than the current user store.  
PersistKeySetThe key associated with a PFX file is persisted when importing a certificate. 
UserKeySetPrivate keys are stored in the current user store rather than the local computer store. This occurs even if the certificate specifies that the keys should go in the local computer store.  
UserProtectedNotify the user through a dialog box or other method that the key is accessed. The Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP) in use defines the precise behavior. 

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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

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