EncryptedSecurityTokenHandler.ReadKeyIdentifierClause 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.]

Reads an EncryptedKeyIdentifierClause from a XML stream.

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


Dim instance As EncryptedSecurityTokenHandler
Dim reader As XmlReader
Dim returnValue As SecurityKeyIdentifierClause

returnValue = instance.ReadKeyIdentifierClause(reader)


Public Overrides Function ReadKeyIdentifierClause ( _
    reader As XmlReader _
) As SecurityKeyIdentifierClause
public override SecurityKeyIdentifierClause ReadKeyIdentifierClause (
    XmlReader reader
virtual SecurityKeyIdentifierClause^ ReadKeyIdentifierClause (
    XmlReader^ reader
) override
public SecurityKeyIdentifierClause ReadKeyIdentifierClause (
    XmlReader reader
public override function ReadKeyIdentifierClause (
    reader : XmlReader
) : SecurityKeyIdentifierClause


  • reader
    An XML reader positioned at an EncryptedKey element as defined in 'http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/REC-xmlenc-core-20021210' .

Return Value

SecurityKeyIdentifierClause instance of type EncryptedKeyIdentifierClause.


Exception type Condition

The reader is null.


If the reader is not positioned at an EncryptedKey element.

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


EncryptedSecurityTokenHandler Class
EncryptedSecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Namespace

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