Create Certificate VI

LabVIEW 2013 Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 371618J-01

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Owning Palette: OPC UA VIs

Requires: DSC Module or Real-Time Module

Creates a certificate file with the name you specify. You can use the certificate file to create an OPC UA server or connect to an OPC UA server.

The start time of the certificate file is the current system time. The lifetime is four years.

certificate name in specifies the name of the certificate to create. If you do not specify this input, this VI creates a certificate with the default name of Default OPC UA.
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
certificate name out returns the name of the certificate that you create.

The output of certificate name out contains only the filename without the file extension. Both the public key and the private key use the same certificate name but with different file extensions. Public key commonly appears with a .der file extension and private key has a .pfx file extension.
certificate path returns the full path of the certificate file. You can find the public key file in this path.
exist? returns whether a certificate with the same name already exists. If the certificate already exists, this VI does not create the certificate.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.


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