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HttpClientCertificate Class

Provides the client certificate fields issued by the client in response to the server's request for the client's identity.

For a list of all members of this type, see HttpClientCertificate Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class HttpClientCertificate
   Inherits NameValueCollection
public class HttpClientCertificate : NameValueCollection
public __gc class HttpClientCertificate : public
public class HttpClientCertificate extends NameValueCollection

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


If a Web browser uses the SSL3.0/PCT1 protocol (the URL begins with https:// instead of http://) to connect to a server and the server requires client certificates, the browser sends the client certificate fields contained in its digital certificate.

For more information on digital certificates, see the document X.509: Public-key and attribute certificate frameworks, available on the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) site at


Namespace: System.Web

Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

See Also

HttpClientCertificate Members | System.Web Namespace