Scope.EncryptingCredentials 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 encrypting credentials for the relying party.

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


Dim instance As Scope
Dim value As EncryptingCredentials

value = instance.EncryptingCredentials

instance.EncryptingCredentials = value


Public Overridable Property EncryptingCredentials As EncryptingCredentials
public virtual EncryptingCredentials EncryptingCredentials { get; set; }
virtual property EncryptingCredentials^ EncryptingCredentials {
    EncryptingCredentials^ get ();
    void set (EncryptingCredentials^ value);
/** @property */
public EncryptingCredentials get_EncryptingCredentials ()

/** @property */
public void set_EncryptingCredentials (EncryptingCredentials value)
public function get EncryptingCredentials () : EncryptingCredentials

public function set EncryptingCredentials (value : EncryptingCredentials)

Property Value

An EncryptingCredentials that represents the encrypting credentials to be used for the relying party.


If the TokenEncryptionRequired property is true, the credentials are used to encrypt issued security tokens. If the SymmetricKeyEncryptionRequired property is true, the credentials are used to encrypt symmetric keys issued with security tokens.

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


Scope Class
Scope Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.SecurityTokenService Namespace

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