GetName Method

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)

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

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.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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