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 Overridable Function GetKeyAlgorithmParametersString As String

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.

Imports System
Imports System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates

Public Class X509

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' The path to the certificate.
      Dim Certificate As String = "Certificate.cer"

      ' Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
      Dim cert As X509Certificate = X509Certificate.CreateFromCertFile(Certificate)

      ' Get the value.
      Dim results As String = cert.GetKeyAlgorithmParametersString()

      ' Display the value to the console.
   End Sub 
End Class 

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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