This function compares two certificates to determine whether they are identical.
BOOL WINAPI CertCompareCertificate( DWORD dwCertEncodingType, PCERT_INFO pCertId1, PCERT_INFO pCertId2 );
- [in] Specifies the encoding type used. Currently, only X509_ASN_ENCODING is used; however, additional encoding types may be added in the future.
- [in] Pointer to the CERT_INFO structure for the first certificate in the comparison.
- [in] Pointer to the CERT_INFO structure for the second certificate in the comparison.
If the certificates are identical and function succeeds, the return value is nonzero (TRUE).
If the function fails, the return value is zero (FALSE).
The desktop platform supports the PKCS_7_ASN_ENCODING flag, but Windows CE does not. Windows CE ignores the flag when it is specified.
|Runs on||Versions||Defined in||Include||Link to|
|Windows CE OS||3.0 or later||Wincrypt.h||Crypt32.lib|
Note This API is part of the complete Windows CE OS package as provided by Microsoft. The functionality of a particular platform is determined by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and some devices may not support this API.
Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004
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