PKCS7 (p7b) bag of certificates and powershell

Recently I was asked how to extract the certificates within a PKCS7 (p7b) files using powershell. After a little research the following seems to work fine: [reflection.assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“System.Security”)$data = [System.IO.File]::ReadAllBytes(“certificates.p7b”)$cms = new-object system.security.cryptography.pkcs.signedcms$cms.Decode($data)$cms.Certificates | foreach {New-Object System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate2 $_} | echo  

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