WSFederationSerializer.CreateResponse 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.]

Converts a WS-Federation Sign-In Response message object to a RequestSecurityTokenResponse object.

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


Dim instance As WSFederationSerializer
Dim message As WSFederationMessage
Dim context As WSTrustSerializationContext
Dim returnValue As RequestSecurityTokenResponse

returnValue = instance.CreateResponse(message, context)


Public Overridable Function CreateResponse ( _
    message As WSFederationMessage, _
    context As WSTrustSerializationContext _
) As RequestSecurityTokenResponse
public virtual RequestSecurityTokenResponse CreateResponse (
    WSFederationMessage message,
    WSTrustSerializationContext context
virtual RequestSecurityTokenResponse^ CreateResponse (
    WSFederationMessage^ message, 
    WSTrustSerializationContext^ context
public RequestSecurityTokenResponse CreateResponse (
    WSFederationMessage message, 
    WSTrustSerializationContext context
public function CreateResponse (
    message : WSFederationMessage, 
    context : WSTrustSerializationContext
) : RequestSecurityTokenResponse


  • context
    The current serialization context.

Return Value

A RequestSecurityTokenResponse object that represents the converted Sign-In Response message.


Exception type Condition

message is null.


context is null.


The message is not of type SignInResponseMessage.


The SignInResponseMessage object is missing required information to construct a valid RequestSecurityTokenResponse object.

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


WSFederationSerializer Class
WSFederationSerializer Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSFederation Namespace

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