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X509Certificate.CreateFromSignedFile Method

Creates an X.509v3 certificate from the specified signed file.

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

static X509Certificate^ CreateFromSignedFile (
	String^ filename
public static X509Certificate CreateFromSignedFile (
	String filename
public static function CreateFromSignedFile (
	filename : String
) : X509Certificate
Not applicable.



The path of the signed file from which to create the X.509 certificate.

Return Value

The newly created X.509 certificate.

ASN.1 DER is the only certificate format supported by this class.

  • FileIOPermission  for the ability to read the file specified by the filename parameter. Associated enumeration: Read

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

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0