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StorePermissionAttribute Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the StorePermissionAttribute class with the specified security action.

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

public StorePermissionAttribute(
	SecurityAction action


Type: System.Security.Permissions.SecurityAction

One of the SecurityAction values.

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: " + 

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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