WSTrustMessage.KeyType 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 contents of the wst:KeyType element inside a RequestSecurityToken (RST) message.

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


Dim instance As WSTrustMessage
Dim value As String

value = instance.KeyType

instance.KeyType = value


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

/** @property */
public void set_KeyType (String value)
public function get KeyType () : String

public function set KeyType (value : String)

Property Value

A string that contains the URI that identifies the type of key desired.


This optional URI element indicates the type of key desired in the security token.

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


WSTrustMessage Class
WSTrustMessage Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSTrust Namespace

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