Saml2SecurityTokenHandler.WriteSigningKeyInfo Method

[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.]

Writes the Signing <ds:KeyInfo> element using the specified XML writer.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim writer As XmlWriter
Dim signingKeyIdentifier As SecurityKeyIdentifier

Me.WriteSigningKeyInfo(writer, signingKeyIdentifier)


Protected Overridable Sub WriteSigningKeyInfo ( _
    writer As XmlWriter, _
    signingKeyIdentifier As SecurityKeyIdentifier _
protected virtual void WriteSigningKeyInfo (
    XmlWriter writer,
    SecurityKeyIdentifier signingKeyIdentifier
virtual void WriteSigningKeyInfo (
    XmlWriter^ writer, 
    SecurityKeyIdentifier^ signingKeyIdentifier
protected void WriteSigningKeyInfo (
    XmlWriter writer, 
    SecurityKeyIdentifier signingKeyIdentifier
protected function WriteSigningKeyInfo (
    writer : XmlWriter, 
    signingKeyIdentifier : SecurityKeyIdentifier


  • writer
    The XmlWriter with which to serialize the key identifier.


Exception type Condition

signingKeyIdentifier is null.


writer is null.


The handler cannot serialize the key identifier specified by signingKeyIdentifier.

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


Saml2SecurityTokenHandler Class
Saml2SecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2 Namespace

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