GetKeyAlgorithmParametersString Method

X509Certificate.GetKeyAlgorithmParametersString Method ()


Returns the key algorithm parameters for the X.509v3 certificate as a hexadecimal string.

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

public virtual string GetKeyAlgorithmParametersString()

Return Value

Type: System.String

The key algorithm parameters for the X.509 certificate as a hexadecimal string.

Exception Condition

The certificate context is invalid.

The following example uses the GetKeyAlgorithmParametersString method to return a certificate's key algorithm parameters in string format and displays it 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 results = cert.GetKeyAlgorithmParametersString();

        // Display the value to the console.



Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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