ICertEncodeAltName::GetNameChoice method (certenc.h)

The GetNameChoice method returns the name choice at a specified index of an alternate name array.

Syntax

HRESULT GetNameChoice(
  LONG NameIndex,
  LONG *pNameChoice
);

Parameters

NameIndex

Specifies the index of the alternate name entry. The first entry is at index zero.

pNameChoice

A pointer to a LONG that receives the name choice specifier.

Return value

C++

If the method succeeds, the method returns S_OK, and the pNameChoice parameter points to a value that indicates the type of the alternate name. This is one of the following values.

If the method fails, it returns an HRESULT value that indicates the error. For a list of common error codes, see Common HRESULT Values.

VB

The return value is the name choice at the specified index. The name choice indicates the type of the alternate name so that it can be used correctly. It must be one of the following values.
Return code Description
CERT_ALT_NAME_DIRECTORY_NAME
The name is a directory name.
CERT_ALT_NAME_DNS_NAME
The name is an IA5 string that contains a DNS (Domain Name System) name in the format Host.Entity.Domain.
CERT_ALT_NAME_IP_ADDRESS
The name is an octet string that represents an Internet protocol address.
CERT_ALT_NAME_REGISTERED_ID
The name is a registered object identifier (OID).
CERT_ALT_NAME_RFC822_NAME
The name is an email address.
CERT_ALT_NAME_URL
The name is an IA5 string that contains a URL in the format Service://HostName/Path.
CERT_ALT_NAME_OTHER_NAME
The name consists of an OID and a binary BLOB.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client None supported
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header certenc.h (include Certsrv.h)
Library Certidl.lib
DLL Certenc.dll

See also

ICertEncodeAltName

ICertEncodeAltName::GetName

ICertEncodeAltName::SetNameEntry