EnvelopedSignatureWriter Constructor

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Initializes an instance of EnvelopedSignatureWriter. The returned writer can be directly used to write the envelope. The signature will be automatically generated when the envelope is completed.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.XmlSignature
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim innerWriter As XmlWriter
Dim signingCredentials As SigningCredentials
Dim referenceId As String
Dim securityTokenSerializer As SecurityTokenSerializer

Dim instance As New EnvelopedSignatureWriter(innerWriter, signingCredentials, referenceId, securityTokenSerializer)


Public Sub New ( _
    innerWriter As XmlWriter, _
    signingCredentials As SigningCredentials, _
    referenceId As String, _
    securityTokenSerializer As SecurityTokenSerializer _
public EnvelopedSignatureWriter (
    XmlWriter innerWriter,
    SigningCredentials signingCredentials,
    string referenceId,
    SecurityTokenSerializer securityTokenSerializer
EnvelopedSignatureWriter (
    XmlWriter^ innerWriter, 
    SigningCredentials^ signingCredentials, 
    String^ referenceId, 
    SecurityTokenSerializer^ securityTokenSerializer
public EnvelopedSignatureWriter (
    XmlWriter innerWriter, 
    SigningCredentials signingCredentials, 
    String referenceId, 
    SecurityTokenSerializer securityTokenSerializer
public function EnvelopedSignatureWriter (
    innerWriter : XmlWriter, 
    signingCredentials : SigningCredentials, 
    referenceId : String, 
    securityTokenSerializer : SecurityTokenSerializer


  • innerWriter
    Writer to wrap/
  • signingCredentials
    SigningCredentials to be used to generate the signature.
  • referenceId
    The reference Id of the envelope.
  • securityTokenSerializer
    TokenSerializer to serialize the signature KeyInfo.


Exception type Condition

One of he input parameter is null.


The string 'referenceId' is either null or empty.


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


EnvelopedSignatureWriter Class
EnvelopedSignatureWriter Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.XmlSignature Namespace

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