ManifestSignatureInformation.VerifySignature Method (ActivationContext, ManifestKinds, X509RevocationFlag, X509RevocationMode)


Gathers and verifies information about the signatures of manifests that belong to a specified activation context and manifest type, and allows certificates to be selected for revocation.

Namespace:   System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

Public Shared Function VerifySignature (
	application As ActivationContext,
	manifests As ManifestKinds,
	revocationFlag As X509RevocationFlag,
	revocationMode As X509RevocationMode
) As ManifestSignatureInformationCollection


Type: System.ActivationContext

The application context of the manifests. Activation contexts belong to an application and contain multiple manifests.

Type: System.Security.ManifestKinds

The type of manifest. This parameter specifies which manifests in the activation context you want to verify.

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509RevocationFlag

One of the enumeration values that specifies which certificates in the chain are checked for revocation. The default is ExcludeRoot.

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509RevocationMode

Determines whether the X.509 verification should look online for revocation lists.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.ManifestSignatureInformationCollection

A collection that contains a ManifestSignatureInformation object for each manifest that is verified.

Exception Condition

The application parameter is null.


A value specified for the revocationFlag or revocationMode parameter is invalid.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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