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Reads a PEM certificate from text.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Certificates 7.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "X509.Read"; Text )   More


Parameter Description Example
Text The certificate in PEM format as text.
PEM file may contain multiple things like certificate and private or public key.


Returns X509 reference number or error.


Reads a PEM certificate from text.
See also X509.ReadFromContainer for reading from container and X509.ReadFromFile to read from file on disk.


Reads a certificate and shows name:

Set Variable [$cert; Value:MBS( "X509.Read"; test::Cert )]
If [MBS("IsError")]
    Show Custom Dialog ["Error"; $cert]
    Show Custom Dialog ["Name"; MBS( "X509.Name"; $cert )]
    Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "X509.Release"; $cert )]
End If

See also

Release notes

This function checks for a license.

Created 23th December 2016, last changed 24th August 2021

X509.Name - X509.ReadFromContainer