EncryptingCredentials.SecurityKey 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 encryption key material.

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


Dim instance As EncryptingCredentials
Dim value As SecurityKey

value = instance.SecurityKey

instance.SecurityKey = value


Public Property SecurityKey As SecurityKey
public SecurityKey SecurityKey { get; set; }
property SecurityKey^ SecurityKey {
    SecurityKey^ get ();
    void set (SecurityKey^ value);
/** @property */
public SecurityKey get_SecurityKey ()

/** @property */
public void set_SecurityKey (SecurityKey value)
public function get SecurityKey () : SecurityKey

public function set SecurityKey (value : SecurityKey)

Property Value

A SecurityKey that contains the cryptographic key that is used to encrypt the proof key.


Exception type Condition

An attempt is made to set the property to null.

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


EncryptingCredentials Class
EncryptingCredentials Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.SecurityTokenService Namespace

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