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X509Certificate.Import Method (Byte[])

Populates the X509Certificate object with data from a byte array.

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

[ComVisibleAttribute(false)]
[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
public virtual void Import(
	byte[] rawData
)

Parameters

rawData
Type: System.Byte[]

A byte array containing data from an X.509 certificate.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The rawData parameter is null.

-or-

The length of the rawData parameter is 0.

This method can be used to take the raw byte array of an X.509 certificate and populate the X509Certificate object with its associated values.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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