JwtSecurityTokenHandler.ReadJwtToken(String) Method

Definition

Converts a string into an instance of JwtSecurityToken.

public System.IdentityModel.Tokens.Jwt.JwtSecurityToken ReadJwtToken (string token);
member this.ReadJwtToken : string -> System.IdentityModel.Tokens.Jwt.JwtSecurityToken
Public Function ReadJwtToken (token As String) As JwtSecurityToken

Parameters

token
String

A 'JSON Web Token' (JWT) in JWS or JWE Compact Serialization Format.

Returns

JwtSecurityToken

A JwtSecurityToken

Exceptions

'token' is null or empty.

Remarks

If the 'token' is in JWE Compact Serialization format, only the protected header will be deserialized.

This method is unable to decrypt the payload. Use ValidateToken(String, TokenValidationParameters, SecurityToken)to obtain the payload.

Applies to