X509Certificate::GetName Method ()

 
Note: This API is now obsolete.

Returns the name of the principal to which the certificate was issued.

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

public:
[ObsoleteAttribute("This method has been deprecated.  Please use the Subject property instead.  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")]
virtual String^ GetName()

Return Value

Type: System::String^

The name of the principal to which the certificate was issued.

Exception Condition
CryptographicException

The certificate context is invalid.

The following example uses the GetName method to return the name of a certificate's principal and displays it to the console.

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Security::Cryptography::X509Certificates;
int 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->GetName();

   // Display the value to the console.
   Console::WriteLine( results );
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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