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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 Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the X509Certificate2 object contains a private key; otherwise, false.


The certificate context is invalid.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0