How to: Provision a Device in a Visual Basic or Visual C# Project

Provisioning a device refers to adding digital certificates to the certificate stores of the device. For more information, see How Device Security Affects Application Execution.

The following steps assume:


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To provision a device in a managed device project

  1. In Solution Explorer, right-click the Visual Basic or Visual C# project, and then click Properties.

  2. Open the Devices page.

  3. In the Device provisioning box, select one of the following options:

    • Don’t Provision the Target Device

    • Provision the Privileged Store

    • Provision the Unprivileged Store

See Also

Other Resources

Security in Device Projects