ICLRStrongName::StrongNameSignatureVerificationFromImage Method

Verifies that an assembly that has already been mapped to memory is valid for the associated public key.


HRESULT StrongNameSignatureVerificationFromImage (  
    [in]  BYTE    *pbBase,  
    [in]  DWORD   dwLength,  
    [in]  DWORD   dwInFlags,  
    [out] DWORD   *pdwOutFlags  


[in] The relative virtual address of the mapped assembly manifest.

[in] The size, in bytes, of the mapped image.

[in] Flags that influence verification behavior. The following values are supported:

  • SN_INFLAG_FORCE_VER (0x00000001) - Forces verification even if it is necessary to override registry settings.

  • SN_INFLAG_INSTALL (0x00000002) - Specifies that this is the first verification performed on this image.

  • SN_INFLAG_ADMIN_ACCESS (0x00000004) - Specifies that the cache will allow access only to users who have administrative privileges.

  • SN_INFLAG_USER_ACCESS (0x00000008) - Specifies that the assembly will be accessible only to the current user.

  • SN_INFLAG_ALL_ACCESS (0x00000010) - Specifies that the cache will provide no guarantees of access restriction.

  • SN_INFLAG_RUNTIME (0x80000000) - Reserved for internal debugging.

[out] A flag for additional output information. The following value is supported:

  • SN_OUTFLAG_WAS_VERIFIED (0x00000001) - This value is set to false to specify that the verification succeeded due to registry settings.

Return Value

S_OK if the method completed successfully; otherwise, an HRESULT value that indicates failure (see Common HRESULT Values for a list).


Platforms: See System Requirements.

Header: MetaHost.h

Library: Included as a resource in MSCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: Available since 4

See also