Import Method (Byte[], String, X509KeyStorageFlags)

X509Certificate.Import Method (Byte[], String, X509KeyStorageFlags)

 

Populates the X509Certificate object using data from a byte array, a password, and flags for determining how the private key is imported.

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

[SecurityCriticalAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(false)]
[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
public virtual void Import(
	byte[] rawData,
	string password,
	X509KeyStorageFlags keyStorageFlags
)

Parameters

rawData
Type: System.Byte[]

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

password
Type: System.String

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
ArgumentException

The rawData parameter is null.

-or-

The length of the rawData parameter is 0.

This method can be used to populate an X509Certificate object using a password for the certificate represented by the byte array. The X509KeyStorageFlags value can be used to control where and how the private key is imported.

SecurityCriticalAttribute

requires full trust for the immediate caller. This class cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

InheritanceDemand

for full trust for inheritors. This member cannot be inherited by partially trusted code.

KeyContainerPermission

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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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