Bug 24962 - Signing Certificate not found if anywhere but My Certificates
Summary: Signing Certificate not found if anywhere but My Certificates
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 3.7
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2014-12-01 14:28 UTC by Cody Beyer (MSFT)
Modified: 2016-05-11 13:20 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Cody Beyer (MSFT) 2014-12-01 14:28:52 UTC
### Description

If a signing certificate exists in any location other than My Certificates, the certificate can not be found. This is different behavior than in Xcode, where the certificate is found whether it is in My Certificates or elsewhere in the the certificate store.

### How to Reproduce 

Move certificate from My Certificates to somewhere else and attempt to select the moved certificate for signing and/or build against that cert.

### Version

Xamarin 3.8.150.0 (10cfd178d55287f09c85f5a1e604dfe20889a40f)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and
Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android 4.20.0.28 (ba9bbbdd44cfdc4bf485e8885bd2ad24fba525f7)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.iOS 8.4.0.0 (840a925103a0bf4a856507f13d5eaee3c1579c2f)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Comment 1 Joaquin Jares 2016-05-11 13:20:02 UTC
We have updated the way certificates work to match what Xamarin Studio does and this has been resolved as part of that. Marking as resolved for testing/verification.