AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Retrieves a certificate specified by an ARN and its certificate chain . The chain is an ordered list of certificates that contains the end entity certificate, intermediate certificates of subordinate CAs, and the root certificate in that order. The certificate and certificate chain are base64 encoded. If you want to decode the certificate to see the individual fields, you can use OpenSSL.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to GetCertificateAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.CertificateManager
Assembly: AWSSDK.CertificateManager.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual GetCertificateResponse GetCertificate(
         String certificateArn
Type: System.String

String that contains a certificate ARN in the following format: arn:aws:acm:region:123456789012:certificate/12345678-1234-1234-1234-123456789012 For more information about ARNs, see Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) and AWS Service Namespaces.

Return Value
The response from the GetCertificate service method, as returned by CertificateManager.


InvalidArnException The requested Amazon Resource Name (ARN) does not refer to an existing resource.
RequestInProgressException The certificate request is in process and the certificate in your account has not yet been issued.
ResourceNotFoundException The specified certificate cannot be found in the caller's account or the caller's account cannot be found.

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

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