ToString Method
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X509Certificate.ToString Method ()

 

Returns a string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

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

Public Overrides Function ToString As String

Return Value

Type: System.String

A string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

The following example uses the ToString method to display the value of a certificate to the console.

Imports System
Imports System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates




Public Class X509


   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' The path to the certificate.
      Dim Certificate As String = "Certificate.cer"

      ' Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
      Dim cert As X509Certificate = X509Certificate.CreateFromCertFile(Certificate)

      ' Get the value.
      Dim resultsTrue As String = cert.ToString(True)

      ' Display the value to the console.
      Console.WriteLine(resultsTrue)

      ' Get the value.
      Dim resultsFalse As String = cert.ToString(False)

      ' Display the value to the console.
      Console.WriteLine(resultsFalse)
   End Sub  
End Class 

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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