X509KeyStorageFlags X509KeyStorageFlags X509KeyStorageFlags X509KeyStorageFlags Enum


Defines where and how to import the private key of an X.509 certificate.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

public enum class X509KeyStorageFlags
public enum X509KeyStorageFlags
type X509KeyStorageFlags = 
Public Enum X509KeyStorageFlags


DefaultKeySet DefaultKeySet DefaultKeySet DefaultKeySet 0

The default key set is used. The user key set is usually the default.

EphemeralKeySet EphemeralKeySet EphemeralKeySet EphemeralKeySet 32

The key associated with a PFX file is created in memory and not persisted on disk when importing a certificate.

Exportable Exportable Exportable Exportable 4

Imported keys are marked as exportable.

MachineKeySet MachineKeySet MachineKeySet MachineKeySet 2

Private keys are stored in the local computer store rather than the current user store.

PersistKeySet PersistKeySet PersistKeySet PersistKeySet 16

The key associated with a PFX file is persisted when importing a certificate.

UserKeySet UserKeySet UserKeySet UserKeySet 1

Private keys are stored in the current user store rather than the local computer store. This occurs even if the certificate specifies that the keys should go in the local computer store.

UserProtected UserProtected UserProtected UserProtected 8

Notify the user through a dialog box or other method that the key is accessed. The Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP) in use defines the precise behavior.

Applies to