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ICertificatePolicy.CheckValidationResult Method

Validates a server certificate.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

bool CheckValidationResult(
	ServicePoint srvPoint,
	X509Certificate certificate,
	WebRequest request,
	int certificateProblem


Type: System.Net.ServicePoint
The ServicePoint that will use the certificate.
Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate
The certificate to validate.
Type: System.Net.WebRequest
The request that received the certificate.
Type: System.Int32
The problem that was encountered when using the certificate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the certificate should be honored; otherwise, false.

The CheckValidationResult method implements the application certificate validation policy. The method can examine the srvPoint, certificate, request, and certificateProblem parameters to determine whether the certificate should be honored.

The certificateProblem parameter is a Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) status code. For more information, see the SSPI documentation on MSDN.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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