InformationCardSerializer.WriteUnrecognizedUserCredential 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.]

Extensibility point to serialize custom user credentials not defined in ISIP.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSIdentity
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim writer As XmlDictionaryWriter
Dim credential As IUserCredential

Me.WriteUnrecognizedUserCredential(writer, credential)


Protected Overridable Sub WriteUnrecognizedUserCredential ( _
    writer As XmlDictionaryWriter, _
    credential As IUserCredential _
protected virtual void WriteUnrecognizedUserCredential (
    XmlDictionaryWriter writer,
    IUserCredential credential
virtual void WriteUnrecognizedUserCredential (
    XmlDictionaryWriter^ writer, 
    IUserCredential^ credential
protected void WriteUnrecognizedUserCredential (
    XmlDictionaryWriter writer, 
    IUserCredential credential
protected function WriteUnrecognizedUserCredential (
    writer : XmlDictionaryWriter, 
    credential : IUserCredential


  • writer
    Writer to write the InformationCard.
  • credential
    The IUserCredential instance to be written.

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


InformationCardSerializer Class
InformationCardSerializer Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSIdentity Namespace

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