X509Certificate Constructor (String, SecureString, X509KeyStorageFlags)

 
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Initializes a new instance of the X509Certificate class using a certificate file name, a password, and a key storage flag.

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

Public Sub New (
	fileName As String,
	password As SecureString,
	keyStorageFlags As X509KeyStorageFlags
)

Parameters

fileName
Type: System.String

The name of a certificate file.

password
Type: System.Security.SecureString

The password required to access the X.509 certificate data.

keyStorageFlags
Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509KeyStorageFlags

A bitwise combination of the enumeration values that control where and how to import the certificate.

Exception Condition
CryptographicException

An error with the certificate occurs. For example:

  • The certificate file does not exist.

  • The certificate is invalid.

  • The certificate's password is incorrect.

ArgumentException

The fileName parameter is null.

If you create an X509Certificate certificate by specifying a PKCS7 signed file store for fileName, the X509Certificate is created for the certificate that signed the store rather than for any of the certificates within the store.

FileIOPermission

for permission to read the file described by the fileName parameter. Security action: Demand. Associated enumeration: EnvironmentPermissionAccess.Read

KeyContainerPermission

for permission to create a key container. Security action: Demand. Associated enumeration: KeyContainerPermissionFlags.Create

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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