Updated: August 2008
Specifies the location where the X.509 certificate that is used in signing is stored.
Assembly: WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)
If the certificate is in the package, an application that verifies signatures must provide a copy of the certificate in order to verify the signatures that are signed by it.
adds two informational elements, <KeyName> and <KeyValue>, as part of the KeyInfo field of the stored digital signature. The <KeyName> and <KeyValue> elements are not processed as part of signature validation and are therefore not secure from modification. Applications should not make any assumption regarding the validity of these two elements. To avoid undetected modification and possible confusion, applications should use the option instead of . The option does not provide or expose either <KeyName> or <KeyValue>.
The following example shows how to use in order to set the PackageDigitalSignatureManager.CertificateOption property. For the complete sample, see Creating a Package with a Digital Signature Sample.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.