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NAME
Get-PfxCertificate

SYNOPSIS
Gets information about .pfx certificate files on the computer.

SYNTAX
Get-PfxCertificate [-FilePath] []


DESCRIPTION
The Get-PfxCertificate cmdlet gets an object representing each specified .pfx certificate file. A .pfx file include
s both the certificate and a private key.


PARAMETERS
-FilePath
The full path to the .pfx file of the secured file. The parameter name ("FilePath") is optional.

Required? true
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters? false


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
"get-help about_commonparameters".

INPUTS
System.String
You can pipe a string that contains a file path to Get-PfxCertificate.


OUTPUTS
System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates
Get-PfxCertificate returns an object for each certificate that it gets.


NOTES


When using the Invoke-Command cmdlet to run a Get-PfxCertificate command remotely, and the .pfx certificate fil
e is not password protected, the value of the Authentication parameter of Invoke-Command must be "CredSSP".


-------------------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------------------

C:\PS>get-pfxcertificate -filepath C:\windows\system32\Test.pfx

Password: ******
Signer Certificate: Matt Berg (Self Certificate)
Time Certificate:
Time Stamp:
Path: C:\windows\system32\zap.pfx


Description
-----------
This command gets information about the Test.pfx certificate on the system.





-------------------------- EXAMPLE 2 --------------------------

C:\PS>invoke-command -computername Server01 -scriptblock {get-pfxcertificate -filepath C:\Text\TestNoPassword.pfx}
-authentication CredSSP


Description
-----------
This command gets a .pfx certificate file from the Server01 remote computer. It uses the Invoke-Command to run a Ge
t-PfxCertificate command remotely.

When the .pfx certificate file is not password-protected, the value of the Authentication parameter of Invoke-Comma
nd must be "CredSSP".






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113323
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