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CertValiditySetting Class

Represents Certification Authority object with defined issued certificates maximum validity period.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  PKI.CertificateServices
Assembly:  PKI.Core (in PKI.Core.dll) Version: (
public class CertValiditySetting

The CertValiditySetting type exposes the following members.

Public methodCertValiditySetting
Initializes a new instance of the CertValiditySetting class
Public propertyComputerName
Gets the host fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the server where Certification Authority is installed.
Public propertyDisplayName
Gets the display name of the Certification Authority (sanitized characters are decoded to textual characters).
Public propertyIsModified
Indiciates whether the object was modified after it was instantiated.
Public propertyName
Gets the common name of the Certification Authority in a sanitized form as specified in MS-WCCE §
Public propertyValidityPeriod
Gets or sets the maximum validity period for issued certificates.

New validity period must be set in the following format: "5 years". As for validity period units the following values are alloved: hours, days, weeks, months and years. All unit qualifiers must be specified in plural form.

Public methodEquals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSetInfo
Updates issued certificate validity setting. Any issued certificate validity cannot exceed this value.
Public methodToString
Returns a string representation of the current validity period setting.
(Overrides ObjectToString.)
These settings are not absolute. Issued certificate validity period is the lesser value of:
  • Remaining validity of the CA certificate.
  • ValidityPeriod registry settings (this object implements ValidityPeriod setting).
  • Validity defined in certificate template (Enterprise CAs only).
  • Validity period specified in certificate request
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