Saml11SecurityTokenHandler.ReadAction 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.]

Read saml:Action element.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml11
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim reader As XmlReader
Dim returnValue As SamlAction

returnValue = Me.ReadAction(reader)


Protected Overridable Function ReadAction ( _
    reader As XmlReader _
) As SamlAction
protected virtual SamlAction ReadAction (
    XmlReader reader
virtual SamlAction^ ReadAction (
    XmlReader^ reader
protected SamlAction ReadAction (
    XmlReader reader
protected function ReadAction (
    reader : XmlReader
) : SamlAction


  • reader
    XmlReader positioned at saml:Action element.

Return Value



Exception type Condition

The parameter 'reader' is null.


The saml:Action element contains unknown elements.

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


Saml11SecurityTokenHandler Class
Saml11SecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml11 Namespace

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