StrongNameSignatureVerificationFromImage Function

Verifies that an assembly that has already been mapped to memory is valid for the associated public key.

This function has been deprecated. Use the ICLRStrongName::StrongNameVerificationFromImage method instead.

BOOLEAN StrongNameSignatureVerificationFromImage (
    [in]  BYTE    *pbBase,
    [in]  DWORD   dwLength,
    [in]  DWORD   dwInFlags,
    [out] DWORD   *pdwOutFlags


[in] The relative virtual address of the mapped assembly manifest.


[in] The size, in bytes, of the mapped image.


[in] Flags that influence verification behavior. The following values are supported:

  • SN_INFLAG_FORCE_VER (0x00000001) - Forces verification even if it is necessary to override registry settings.

  • SN_INFLAG_INSTALL (0x00000002) - Specifies that this is the first verification performed on this image.

  • SN_INFLAG_ADMIN_ACCESS (0x00000004) - Specifies that the cache will allow access only to users who have administrative privileges.

  • SN_INFLAG_USER_ACCESS (0x00000008) - Specifies that the assembly will be accessible only to the current user.

  • SN_INFLAG_ALL_ACCESS (0x00000010) - Specifies that the cache will provide no guarantees of access restriction.

  • SN_INFLAG_RUNTIME (0x80000000) - Reserved for internal debugging.


[out] A flag for additional output information. The following value is supported:

  • SN_OUTFLAG_WAS_VERIFIED (0x00000001) - This value is set to false to specify that the verification succeeded due to registry settings.

true on successful completion; otherwise, false.

If the StrongNameSignatureVerificationFromImage function does not complete successfully, call the StrongNameErrorInfo function to retrieve the last generated error.

Platforms: See .NET Framework System Requirements.

Header: StrongName.h

Library: Included as a resource in mscoree.dll

.NET Framework Versions: 4.6, 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.5, 3.0 SP1, 3.0, 2.0 SP1, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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