AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Exports a private certificate issued by a private certificate authority (CA) for use anywhere. You can export the certificate, the certificate chain, and the encrypted private key associated with the public key embedded in the certificate. You must store the private key securely. The private key is a 2048 bit RSA key. You must provide a passphrase for the private key when exporting it. You can use the following OpenSSL command to decrypt it later. Provide the passphrase when prompted.

openssl rsa -in encrypted_key.pem -out decrypted_key.pem


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

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


public abstract ExportCertificateResponse ExportCertificate(
         ExportCertificateRequest request
Type: Amazon.CertificateManager.Model.ExportCertificateRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the ExportCertificate service method.

Return Value
The response from the ExportCertificate 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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