SecurityTokenServiceConfiguration.DefaultTokenType 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 or sets the default token type (_defaultTokenType property) used in token issuance. The string values are specified in URI format, for example, for SAML 1.1 token type following is the string value: “”

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


Dim instance As SecurityTokenServiceConfiguration
Dim value As String

value = instance.DefaultTokenType

instance.DefaultTokenType = value


Public Property DefaultTokenType As String
public string DefaultTokenType { get; set; }
property String^ DefaultTokenType {
    String^ get ();
    void set (String^ value);
/** @property */
public String get_DefaultTokenType ()

/** @property */
public void set_DefaultTokenType (String value)
public function get DefaultTokenType () : String

public function set DefaultTokenType (value : String)

Property Value

Returns a string that contains the default token type.


Exception type Condition

The provided value is null or empty.


The provided value is not defined in the token handlers.

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


SecurityTokenServiceConfiguration Class
SecurityTokenServiceConfiguration Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Configuration Namespace

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