Key​Storage​Provider​Names Key​Storage​Provider​Names Key​Storage​Provider​Names Class

Definition

Defines several commonly used key storage provider names. You can use this class in the KeyStorageProviderName property on the CertificateRequestProperties class.

public static class KeyStorageProviderNamespublic static class KeyStorageProviderNamesPublic Static Class KeyStorageProviderNames
Attributes
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)

Remarks

This class contains only static properties. You do not have to create an instance of the class to retrieve the properties. Instead, use the class name followed by the dot operator (.), followed by the property name.

Examples

using Windows.Security.Cryptography.Certificates;

namespace SampleKeyStorageProviderNames
{

    sealed partial class KspNamesApp : Application
    {
        public KspNamesApp()
        {
            // Initialize the application.
            this.InitializeComponent();

            // Demonstrate how to retrieve and set the key storage provider name.
            this.SampleKspNames();
        }

        public void SampleKspNames()
        {
            // Create a new CertificateRequestProperties object.
            CertificateRequestProperties reqProperties = new CertificateRequestProperties();

            // Retrieve the default value ("Microsoft Software Key Storage Provider").
            String strDefaultName = reqProperties.KeyStorageProviderName;

            // Set the value to "Microsoft Platform Crypto Provider".
            reqProperties.KeyStorageProviderName = KeyStorageProviderNames.PlatformKeyStorageProvider;

            // Set the value to "Microsoft Smart Card Key Storage Provider".
            reqProperties.KeyStorageProviderName = KeyStorageProviderNames.SmartcardKeyStorageProvider;
        }
    }
}

Properties

PassportKeyStorageProvider PassportKeyStorageProvider PassportKeyStorageProvider

Returns "Microsoft Passport Key Storage Provider" as the provider name.

public static PlatForm::String PassportKeyStorageProvider { get; }public static string PassportKeyStorageProvider { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property PassportKeyStorageProvider As string
Value
string string string

The provider name.

Attributes

PlatformKeyStorageProvider PlatformKeyStorageProvider PlatformKeyStorageProvider

Returns "Microsoft Platform Crypyto Key Storage Provider" as the provider name.

public static PlatForm::String PlatformKeyStorageProvider { get; }public static string PlatformKeyStorageProvider { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property PlatformKeyStorageProvider As string
Value
string string string

The provider name.

Attributes

Remarks

Examples

public void SampleKspNames()
{
    // Create a new CertificateRequestProperties object.
    CertificateRequestProperties reqProperties = new CertificateRequestProperties();

    // Retrieve the default value ("Microsoft Software Key Storage Provider").
    String strDefaultName = reqProperties.KeyStorageProviderName;

    // Set the value to "Microsoft Platform Crypyto Key Storage Provider".
    reqProperties.KeyStorageProviderName = KeyStorageProviderNames.PlatformKeyStorageProvider;

    // Set the value to "Microsoft Smart Card Key Storage Provider".
    reqProperties.KeyStorageProviderName = KeyStorageProviderNames.SmartcardKeyStorageProvider;
}

SmartcardKeyStorageProvider SmartcardKeyStorageProvider SmartcardKeyStorageProvider

Returns "Microsoft Smart Card Key Storage Provider" as the provider name.

public static PlatForm::String SmartcardKeyStorageProvider { get; }public static string SmartcardKeyStorageProvider { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property SmartcardKeyStorageProvider As string
Value
string string string

The provider name.

Attributes

SoftwareKeyStorageProvider SoftwareKeyStorageProvider SoftwareKeyStorageProvider

Returns "Microsoft Software Key Storage Provider" as the provider name.

public static PlatForm::String SoftwareKeyStorageProvider { get; }public static string SoftwareKeyStorageProvider { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property SoftwareKeyStorageProvider As string
Value
string string string

The provider name.

Attributes