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X509Certificate.GetSerialNumberString Method

Returns the serial number of the X.509v3 certificate as a hexadecimal string.

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

abstract GetSerialNumberString : unit -> string  
override GetSerialNumberString : unit -> string

Return Value

Type: System.String
The serial number of the X.509 certificate as a hexadecimal string.

The following example uses the GetSerialNumberString method to return a certificate's serial number as a string and displays it to the console.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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