X509Certificate.Import Method (String)

 
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Populates the X509Certificate object with information from a certificate file.

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

[<SecurityCriticalAttribute>]
[<ComVisibleAttribute(false)>]
[<PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted = true)>]
abstract Import : 
        fileName:string -> unit
[<SecurityCriticalAttribute>]
[<ComVisibleAttribute(false)>]
[<PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted = true)>]
override Import : 
        fileName:string -> unit

Parameters

fileName
Type: System.String

The name of a certificate file represented as a string.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

The fileName parameter is null.

This method uses a certificate file (such as a file with a .cer extension) that represents an X.509 certificate, and populates the X509Certificate object with the certificate that the file contains.

The following example loads an X.509 certificate from a file, calls the ToString method, and displays the results to the console.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

SecurityCriticalAttribute

requires full trust for the immediate caller. This class cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

InheritanceDemand

for full trust for inheritors. This member cannot be inherited by partially trusted code.

FileIOPermission

for permission to read the file described by the fileName parameter. Security action: Demand. Associated enumeration: EnvironmentPermissionAccess.Read

KeyContainerPermission

for permission to create a key container. Security action: Demand. Associated enumeration: KeyContainerPermissionFlags.Create

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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