SecurityTokenHandlerCollection.CreateToken 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.]

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


Dim instance As SecurityTokenHandlerCollection
Dim tokenDescriptor As SecurityTokenDescriptor
Dim returnValue As SecurityToken

returnValue = instance.CreateToken(tokenDescriptor)


Public Function CreateToken ( _
    tokenDescriptor As SecurityTokenDescriptor _
) As SecurityToken
public SecurityToken CreateToken (
    SecurityTokenDescriptor tokenDescriptor
SecurityToken^ CreateToken (
    SecurityTokenDescriptor^ tokenDescriptor
public SecurityToken CreateToken (
    SecurityTokenDescriptor tokenDescriptor
public function CreateToken (
    tokenDescriptor : SecurityTokenDescriptor
) : SecurityToken


  • tokenDescriptor

Return Value

Returns SecurityToken.

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


SecurityTokenHandlerCollection Class
SecurityTokenHandlerCollection Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Namespace

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