Import Method (String, SecureString, X509KeyStorageFlags)

X509Certificate2.Import Method (String, SecureString, X509KeyStorageFlags)

 

Populates an X509Certificate2 object with information from a certificate file, a password, and a key storage flag.

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

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
public override void Import(
	string fileName,
	SecureString password,
	X509KeyStorageFlags keyStorageFlags
)

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.

Security Note   Never hard code a password within your source code. Hard-coded passwords can be retrieved from an assembly using the Ildasm.exe (IL Disassembler), a hex editor, or by simply opening up the assembly in a text editor such as Notepad.exe.

SecurityAction.LinkDemand

for full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code.

SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand

for full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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