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Publisher Class

Provides the Authenticode X.509v3 digital signature of a code assembly as evidence for policy evaluation. This class cannot be inherited.

For a list of all members of this type, see Publisher Members.


[Visual Basic]
NotInheritable Public Class Publisher
   Implements IIdentityPermissionFactory
public sealed class Publisher : IIdentityPermissionFactory
public __gc __sealed class Publisher : public
class Publisher implements IIdentityPermissionFactory

Thread Safety

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


The presence of Publisher evidence produces a PublisherIdentityPermission in the grant set. If there is a Demand for PublisherIdentityPermission, the PublisherIdentityPermission that corresponds to the Publisher evidence will be compared with the demanded permission.

Publisher evidence is based on Authenticode X.509v3 signatures.


Namespace: System.Security.Policy

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

Publisher Members | System.Security.Policy Namespace | X509Certificate