ICertificatePolicy.CheckValidationResult Method (ServicePoint, X509Certificate, WebRequest, Int32)


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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
Available since 1.1
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