X509Certificate.GetPublicKey Method ()

 
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Returns the public key for the X.509v3 certificate as an array of bytes.

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

abstract GetPublicKey : unit -> byte[]
override GetPublicKey : unit -> byte[]

Return Value

Type: System.Byte[]

The public key for the X.509 certificate as an array of bytes.

Exception Condition
CryptographicException

The certificate context is invalid.

The following example uses the GetPublicKey method to return a certificate's public key as an array of bytes 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
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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