SecurityTokenHandlerCollection.Item Property

[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.]

Gets a Token Handler based on the System.Type of the token.

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


Dim instance As SecurityTokenHandlerCollection
Dim tokenType As Type
Dim value As SecurityTokenHandler

value = instance(tokenType)


Public ReadOnly Default Property Item ( _
    tokenType As Type _
) As SecurityTokenHandler
public SecurityTokenHandler this [
    Type tokenType
] { get; }
property SecurityTokenHandler^ default [Type^] {
    SecurityTokenHandler^ get (Type^ tokenType);
/** @property */
public SecurityTokenHandler get_Item (Type tokenType)


  • tokenType
    System.Type of the Token that needs to be handled.

Property Value

Instance of SecurityTokenHandler.

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


SecurityTokenHandlerCollection Class
SecurityTokenHandlerCollection Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Namespace

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