X509Certificate.ToString Method (Boolean)

 

Returns a string representation of the current X509Certificate object, with extra information, if specified.

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

public virtual string ToString(
	bool fVerbose
)

Parameters

fVerbose
Type: System.Boolean

true to produce the verbose form of the string representation; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

The following example uses the ToString method to display the value of a certificate to the console.


using System;
using System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates;


public class X509
{

    public static void Main()
    {

        // The path to the certificate.
        string Certificate =  "Certificate.cer";

        // Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
        X509Certificate cert = X509Certificate.CreateFromCertFile(Certificate);

        // Get the value.
        string resultsTrue = cert.ToString(true);

        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsTrue);

        // Get the value.
        string resultsFalse = cert.ToString(false);

        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsFalse);

    }

}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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