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HttpListenerRequest.GetClientCertificate Method

Retrieves the client's X.509 v.3 certificate.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public X509Certificate2 GetClientCertificate()

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate2
A System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates object that contains the client's X.509 v.3 certificate.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

A call to this method to retrieve the client's X.509 v.3 certificate is in progress and therefore another call to this method cannot be made.

This method blocks until the certificate is retrieved.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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