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StorePermissionAttribute Class

Allows security actions for StorePermission to be applied to code using declarative security. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace:  System.Security.Permissions
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Assembly|AttributeTargets.Class|AttributeTargets.Struct|AttributeTargets.Constructor|AttributeTargets.Method, AllowMultiple = true, 
	Inherited = false)]
public sealed class StorePermissionAttribute : CodeAccessSecurityAttribute

The scope of the declaration that is allowed depends on the SecurityAction value that is used.

The security information declared by a security attribute is stored in the metadata of the attribute target and is accessed by the system at run time. The StorePermissionAttribute attribute is used only for declarative security. For imperative security, use the StorePermission class.

The following code example shows the use of the StorePermissionAttribute to deny the ability to add to a store. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the StorePermission class.

//Deny the permission the ability to add to a store.
[StorePermission(SecurityAction.Deny, Flags = StorePermissionFlags.AddToStore)]
private static void AddToStore(X509Certificate2 cert)
        X509Store store = new X509Store("teststore", StoreLocation.CurrentUser);


        // The following attempt to add a certificate results in an exception being thrown.
    catch (SecurityException e)
        Console.WriteLine("Security exception thrown when attempting: " + 

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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