SecurityTokenCache.TryGetEntry 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.]

Attempts to retrieve an entry from the cache.

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


Dim instance As SecurityTokenCache
Dim key As Object
Dim value As SecurityToken
Dim returnValue As Boolean

returnValue = instance.TryGetEntry(key, value)


Public MustOverride Function TryGetEntry ( _
    key As Object, _
    <OutAttribute> ByRef value As SecurityToken _
) As Boolean
public abstract bool TryGetEntry (
    Object key,
    out SecurityToken value
virtual bool TryGetEntry (
    Object^ key, 
    [OutAttribute] SecurityToken^% value
) abstract
public abstract boolean TryGetEntry (
    Object key, 
    /** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ SecurityToken value


  • key
    The key of the entry to be retrieved.
  • value
    The SecurityToken associated with the input key.

Return Value

True on success. False on failure.


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


SecurityTokenCache Class
SecurityTokenCache Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Namespace

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