InformationCardSerializer.CreateCard 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.]

Creates an InformationCard given the issuer and optionally, the signing credentials.

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


Dim issuer As String
Dim signingCredentials As SigningCredentials
Dim returnValue As InformationCard

returnValue = Me.CreateCard(issuer, signingCredentials)


Protected Overridable Function CreateCard ( _
    issuer As String, _
    signingCredentials As SigningCredentials _
) As InformationCard
protected virtual InformationCard CreateCard (
    string issuer,
    SigningCredentials signingCredentials
virtual InformationCard^ CreateCard (
    String^ issuer, 
    SigningCredentials^ signingCredentials
protected InformationCard CreateCard (
    String issuer, 
    SigningCredentials signingCredentials
protected function CreateCard (
    issuer : String, 
    signingCredentials : SigningCredentials
) : InformationCard


  • issuer
    The issuer of the card.
  • signingCredentials
    Optional signing credentials.

Return Value

Returns InformationCard.

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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