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Reads a key from a PEM file.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Certificates 11.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "PKey.ReadFromFile"; Path { ; Password } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Path The native file path to the PEM file. "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.pem"
Password For encrypted private keys, the password to use. "test" Optional


Returns PKey reference number or error.


Reads a key from a PEM file.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

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Created 22nd August 2021, last changed 24th August 2021

PKey.ReadFromContainer - PKey.Release