X509Certificate.ToString X509Certificate.ToString X509Certificate.ToString X509Certificate.ToString Method

Definition

Returns a string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

Overloads

ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

ToString(Boolean) ToString(Boolean) ToString(Boolean) ToString(Boolean)

Returns a string representation of the current X509Certificate object, with extra information, if specified.

ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

public:
 override System::String ^ ToString();
public override string ToString ();
override this.ToString : unit -> string
Public Overrides Function ToString () As String

Returns

A string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

Examples

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

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Security::Cryptography::X509Certificates;
int main()
{
   
   // The path to the certificate.
   String^ Certificate = "Certificate.cer";
   
   // Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
   X509Certificate^ cert = X509Certificate::CreateFromCertFile( Certificate );
   
   // Get the value.
   String^ resultsTrue = cert->ToString( true );
   
   // Display the value to the console.
   Console::WriteLine( resultsTrue );
   
   // Get the value.
   String^ resultsFalse = cert->ToString( false );
   
   // Display the value to the console.
   Console::WriteLine( resultsFalse );
}


using System;
using System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates;


public class X509
{

    public static void Main()
    {

        // The path to the certificate.
        string Certificate =  "Certificate.cer";

        // Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
        X509Certificate cert = X509Certificate.CreateFromCertFile(Certificate);

        // Get the value.
        string resultsTrue = cert.ToString(true);
       
        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsTrue);

        // Get the value.
        string resultsFalse = cert.ToString(false);
       
        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsFalse);
  
    }

}
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 

ToString(Boolean) ToString(Boolean) ToString(Boolean) ToString(Boolean)

Returns a string representation of the current X509Certificate object, with extra information, if specified.

public:
 virtual System::String ^ ToString(bool fVerbose);
public virtual string ToString (bool fVerbose);
override this.ToString : bool -> string
Public Overridable Function ToString (fVerbose As Boolean) As String

Parameters

fVerbose
Boolean Boolean Boolean Boolean

true to produce the verbose form of the string representation; otherwise, false.

Returns

A string representation of the current X509Certificate object.

Examples

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

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Security::Cryptography::X509Certificates;
int main()
{
   
   // The path to the certificate.
   String^ Certificate = "Certificate.cer";
   
   // Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
   X509Certificate^ cert = X509Certificate::CreateFromCertFile( Certificate );
   
   // Get the value.
   String^ resultsTrue = cert->ToString( true );
   
   // Display the value to the console.
   Console::WriteLine( resultsTrue );
   
   // Get the value.
   String^ resultsFalse = cert->ToString( false );
   
   // Display the value to the console.
   Console::WriteLine( resultsFalse );
}


using System;
using System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates;


public class X509
{

    public static void Main()
    {

        // The path to the certificate.
        string Certificate =  "Certificate.cer";

        // Load the certificate into an X509Certificate object.
        X509Certificate cert = X509Certificate.CreateFromCertFile(Certificate);

        // Get the value.
        string resultsTrue = cert.ToString(true);
       
        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsTrue);

        // Get the value.
        string resultsFalse = cert.ToString(false);
       
        // Display the value to the console.
        Console.WriteLine(resultsFalse);
  
    }

}
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 

Applies to