WSFederationSerializer.CanReadResponse 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.]

Checks whether the specified string is a wst:RequestSecurityTokenResponse message with a namespace that is recognized by the wrapped WSTrustResponseSerializer.

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


Dim instance As WSFederationSerializer
Dim trustMessage As String
Dim returnValue As Boolean

returnValue = instance.CanReadResponse(trustMessage)


Public Overridable Function CanReadResponse ( _
    trustMessage As String _
) As Boolean
public virtual bool CanReadResponse (
    string trustMessage
virtual bool CanReadResponse (
    String^ trustMessage
public boolean CanReadResponse (
    String trustMessage
public function CanReadResponse (
    trustMessage : String
) : boolean


  • trustMessage
    The WS-Trust message to check.

Return Value

true if the message is a valid wst:RequestSecurityTokenResponse message with a namespace that matches the WS-Trust protocol that this WSFederationSerializer supports; otherwise false.

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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