MetadataSerializer.WriteSecurityTokenServiceDescriptor 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.]

Writes a security token service descriptor.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSFederation.Metadata
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim writer As XmlWriter
Dim securityTokenServiceDescriptor As SecurityTokenServiceDescriptor

Me.WriteSecurityTokenServiceDescriptor(writer, securityTokenServiceDescriptor)


Protected Overridable Sub WriteSecurityTokenServiceDescriptor ( _
    writer As XmlWriter, _
    securityTokenServiceDescriptor As SecurityTokenServiceDescriptor _
protected virtual void WriteSecurityTokenServiceDescriptor (
    XmlWriter writer,
    SecurityTokenServiceDescriptor securityTokenServiceDescriptor
virtual void WriteSecurityTokenServiceDescriptor (
    XmlWriter^ writer, 
    SecurityTokenServiceDescriptor^ securityTokenServiceDescriptor
protected void WriteSecurityTokenServiceDescriptor (
    XmlWriter writer, 
    SecurityTokenServiceDescriptor securityTokenServiceDescriptor
protected function WriteSecurityTokenServiceDescriptor (
    writer : XmlWriter, 
    securityTokenServiceDescriptor : SecurityTokenServiceDescriptor


  • writer
    The xml writer.


Exception type Condition

The parameter writer/securityTokenServiceDescriptor/securityTokenServiceDescriptor.Endpoint/ securityTokenServiceDescriptor.PassiveRequestorEndpoints is null.

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


MetadataSerializer Class
MetadataSerializer Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSFederation.Metadata Namespace

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