X509Certificate.GetIssuerName Method ()

 
obsoleteCodeEntityP:System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate.IssuerNote: This API is now obsolete.

Returns the name of the certification authority that issued the X.509v3 certificate.

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

[<ObsoleteAttribute("This method has been deprecated.  Please use the Issuer property instead.  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")>]
abstract GetIssuerName : unit -> string
[<ObsoleteAttribute("This method has been deprecated.  Please use the Issuer property instead.  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")>]
override GetIssuerName : unit -> string

Return Value

Type: System.String

The name of the certification authority that issued the X.509 certificate.

Exception Condition
CryptographicException

An error with the certificate occurs. For example:

  • The certificate file does not exist.

  • The certificate is invalid.

  • The certificate's password is incorrect.

The following example uses the GetIssuerName method to return the certificate issuer's name and displays it to the console.

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.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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