Chilkat_9_5_0.CertChain PHP ActiveX Reference Documentation

Chilkat_9_5_0.CertChain

Current Version: 9.5.0.75

Contains certificates in a chain of authentication to a trusted root.

Object Creation

$obj = new COM("Chilkat_9_5_0.CertChain");

Properties

DebugLogFilePath
string DebugLogFilePath

If set to a file path, causes each Chilkat method or property call to automatically append it's LastErrorText to the specified log file. The information is appended such that if a hang or crash occurs, it is possible to see the context in which the problem occurred, as well as a history of all Chilkat calls up to the point of the problem. The VerboseLogging property can be set to provide more detailed information.

This property is typically used for debugging the rare cases where a Chilkat method call hangs or generates an exception that halts program execution (i.e. crashes). A hang or crash should generally never happen. The typical causes of a hang are:

  1. a timeout related property was set to 0 to explicitly indicate that an infinite timeout is desired,
  2. the hang is actually a hang within an event callback (i.e. it is a hang within the application code), or
  3. there is an internal problem (bug) in the Chilkat code that causes the hang.

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LastBinaryResult
VARIANT LastBinaryResult (read-only)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.52

The binary data returned by the last (binary data returning) method called. Only available if Chilkat.Global.KeepBinaryResult is set to true. This provides a means for obtaining large varbinary results in the SQL Server environment (where limitations exist in getting large amounts of data returned by method calls, but where temp tables can be used for binary properties).

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LastErrorHtml
string LastErrorHtml (read-only)

Provides information in HTML format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

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LastErrorText
string LastErrorText (read-only)

Provides information in plain-text format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

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LastErrorXml
string LastErrorXml (read-only)

Provides information in XML format about the last method/property called. If a method call returns a value indicating failure, or behaves unexpectedly, examine this property to get more information.

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LastMethodSuccess
bool LastMethodSuccess
Introduced in version 9.5.0.52

Indicate whether the last method call succeeded or failed. A value of true indicates success, a value of false indicates failure. This property is automatically set for method calls. It is not modified by property accesses. The property is automatically set to indicate success for the following types of method calls:

  • Any method that returns a string.
  • Any method returning a Chilkat object, binary bytes, or a date/time.
  • Any method returning a standard boolean status value where success = true and failure = false.
  • Any method returning an integer where failure is defined by a return value less than zero.

Note: Methods that do not fit the above requirements will always set this property equal to true. For example, a method that returns no value (such as a "void" in C++) will technically always succeed.

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LastStringResult
string LastStringResult (read-only)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.52

The string return value of the last (string returning) method called. Only available if Chilkat.Global.KeepStringResult is set to true. This provides a means for obtaining large string results in the SQL Server environment (where limitations exist in getting long strings returned by method calls, but where temp tables can be used for string properties).

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LastStringResultLen
int LastStringResultLen (read-only)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.53

The length, in characters, of the string contained in the LastStringResult property.

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NumCerts
int NumCerts (read-only)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.40

The number of certificates in the chain. The end-user subscriber certificate is at index 0. This is the certificate most removed from the trusted root. Intermediate certificates are at indices 1 to NumCerts - 2. The trusted root (or self-signed certificate) is at index NumCerts - 1.

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NumExpiredCerts
int NumExpiredCerts (read-only)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.40

Returns the number of certificates in the chain that have expired.

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ReachesRoot
bool ReachesRoot (read-only)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.44

true if this certificate chain extends all the way to the root certificate. The root certificate is either a trusted CA root or a self-signed certificate. In both cases, the issuer of a root certificate is itself.

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VerboseLogging
bool VerboseLogging

If set to true, then the contents of LastErrorText (or LastErrorXml, or LastErrorHtml) may contain more verbose information. The default value is false. Verbose logging should only be used for debugging. The potentially large quantity of logged information may adversely affect peformance.

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Version
string Version (read-only)

Version of the component/library, such as "9.5.0.63"

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Methods

GetCert
Chilkat_9_5_0.Cert GetCert(int index)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.40

Returns the Nth certificate in the chain.

Returns null on failure

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IsRootTrusted
bool IsRootTrusted(Chilkat_9_5_0.TrustedRoots trustedRoots)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.40

Returns true if the root of the certificate chain is a certificate found in trustedRoots.

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LoadX5C
bool LoadX5C(Chilkat_9_5_0.JsonObject jwk)
Introduced in version 9.5.0.66

Loads a certificate chain from the "x5c" parameter of a JWK (JSON Web Key).

Returns true for success, false for failure.

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VerifyCertSignatures
bool VerifyCertSignatures()
Introduced in version 9.5.0.40

Verifies the certificate signatures to the root. Returns true if all certificate signatures are valid.

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