ServiceConfiguration.SecurityTokenHandlers 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 collection of SecurityTokenHandler objects used for serializing and validating tokens found in WS-Trust messages. If user wants to register their own token handler, they can simply add their own handler to this collection.

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


Dim instance As ServiceConfiguration
Dim value As SecurityTokenHandlerCollection

value = instance.SecurityTokenHandlers


Public ReadOnly Property SecurityTokenHandlers As SecurityTokenHandlerCollection
public SecurityTokenHandlerCollection SecurityTokenHandlers { get; }
property SecurityTokenHandlerCollection^ SecurityTokenHandlers {
    SecurityTokenHandlerCollection^ get ();
/** @property */
public SecurityTokenHandlerCollection get_SecurityTokenHandlers ()
public function get SecurityTokenHandlers () : SecurityTokenHandlerCollection

Property Value

A collection of SecurityTokenHandler objects.


Exception type Condition

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


ServiceConfiguration Class
ServiceConfiguration Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Configuration Namespace

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