SecurityTokenService.CreateSecurityTokenDescriptor Method

[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

Creates an instance of a SecurityTokenDescriptor.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.SecurityTokenService
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim request As RequestSecurityToken
Dim scope As Scope
Dim returnValue As SecurityTokenDescriptor

returnValue = Me.CreateSecurityTokenDescriptor(request, scope)


Protected Overridable Function CreateSecurityTokenDescriptor ( _
    request As RequestSecurityToken, _
    scope As Scope _
) As SecurityTokenDescriptor
protected virtual SecurityTokenDescriptor CreateSecurityTokenDescriptor (
    RequestSecurityToken request,
    Scope scope
virtual SecurityTokenDescriptor^ CreateSecurityTokenDescriptor (
    RequestSecurityToken^ request, 
    Scope^ scope
protected SecurityTokenDescriptor CreateSecurityTokenDescriptor (
    RequestSecurityToken request, 
    Scope scope
protected function CreateSecurityTokenDescriptor (
    request : RequestSecurityToken, 
    scope : Scope
) : SecurityTokenDescriptor


  • request
    The incoming token request.

Return Value

The SecurityTokenDescriptor.


Invoked during token issuance after GetScope.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


SecurityTokenService Class
SecurityTokenService Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.SecurityTokenService Namespace

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