AuthenticationContext.AcquireToken Method (String, String, Uri, PromptBehavior, UserIdentifier)


Applies to: Version: 2.19.208020213, Platform: .NET Desktop.

Acquires security token from the authority.

Namespace:   Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory
Assembly:  Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.dll)


public AuthenticationResult AcquireToken(
    string resource,
    string clientId,
    Uri redirectUri,
    PromptBehavior promptBehavior,
    UserIdentifier userId


  • resource
    Type: System.String

    Identifier of the target resource that is the recipient of the requested token.

  • clientId
    Type: System.String

    Identifier of the client requesting the token.

  • redirectUri
    Type: System.Uri

    Address to return to upon receiving a response from the authority.

  • userId
    Type: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.UserIdentifier

    Identifier of the user token is requested for. If created from DisplayableId, this parameter will be used to pre-populate the username field in the authentication form. Please note that the end user can still edit the username field and authenticate as a different user. If you want to be notified of such change with an exception, create UserIdentifier with type RequiredDisplayableId. This parameter can be UserIdentifier.Any.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.AuthenticationResult

It contains Access Token, Refresh Token and the Access Token's expiration time.

See Also

AcquireToken Overload
AuthenticationContext Class
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory Namespace

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