Visual Studio 2010 and SHA256 certificates

astera123 6 Reputation points
2020-12-02T13:34:01.377+00:00

Hello,

Does Visual Studio 2010 and VSTO project with Framework 3.5 understand SHA256 certificates?

By trying to answer this question can you put Microsoft article or any other source?

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  1. Tianyu Sun-MSFT 27,106 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2020-12-03T09:53:54.863+00:00

    Hi @VytautasSlivinskas-0957 ,

    Thank you for sharing detailed information with me.

    It seems that this issue is related to CLR, actually, Visual Studio 2010 is end of support and .NET Framework 3.5 is an old version of .NET Framework, so there are fewer related official documents which mentioned if VS 2010, .NET Framework 3.5, and VSTO project support SHA256.

    But, from the error message, I think .NET Framework 3.5 may not support SHA256, so I may suggest you update VS to a higher version, and use .NET Framework 4.0+(If possible).

    Best Regards,
    Tianyu

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