SessionSecurityTokenHandler.ReadToken Method (Byte[], SecurityTokenResolver)

[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.]

Reads the SessionSecurityToken from a stream of bytes.

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


Dim instance As SessionSecurityTokenHandler
Dim token As Byte()
Dim tokenResolver As SecurityTokenResolver
Dim returnValue As SecurityToken

returnValue = instance.ReadToken(token, tokenResolver)


Public Overridable Function ReadToken ( _
    token As Byte(), _
    tokenResolver As SecurityTokenResolver _
) As SecurityToken
public virtual SecurityToken ReadToken (
    byte[] token,
    SecurityTokenResolver tokenResolver
virtual SecurityToken^ ReadToken (
    array<unsigned char>^ token, 
    SecurityTokenResolver^ tokenResolver
public SecurityToken ReadToken (
    byte[] token, 
    SecurityTokenResolver tokenResolver
public function ReadToken (
    token : byte[], 
    tokenResolver : SecurityTokenResolver
) : SecurityToken


  • token
  • tokenResolver

Return Value

Instance of SessionSecurityToken.

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


SessionSecurityTokenHandler Class
SessionSecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Namespace

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