X509Certificate2.HasPrivateKey Property

Gets a value that indicates whether an X509Certificate2 object contains a private key.

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

public bool HasPrivateKey { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_HasPrivateKey ()

public function get HasPrivateKey () : boolean

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the X509Certificate2 object contains a private key; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition


The certificate context is invalid.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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