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Matches Method (X509Certificate2)
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X509SubjectKeyIdentifierClause.Matches Method (X509Certificate2)

Returns a value that indicates whether the key identifier for this instance is equivalent to the key identifier of the specified X.509 certificate.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)

public bool Matches(
	X509Certificate2 certificate


Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate2

An X509Certificate2 that contains the X.509 certificate to compare.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if certificate has the same subject key identifier as the current instance; otherwise, false.


certificate is null.

The Matches method compares the X509SubjectKeyIdentifierExtension extension for the two X.509 certificates.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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