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SecurityTokenResolver.TryResolveToken Method (SecurityKeyIdentifierClause, SecurityToken)

Attempts to retrieve the security token that matches the specified key identifier clause.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Selectors
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)

public bool TryResolveToken(
	SecurityKeyIdentifierClause keyIdentifierClause,
	out SecurityToken token


Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityKeyIdentifierClause

The SecurityKeyIdentifierClause to create a security token for.

Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityToken

When this method returns, contains a SecurityToken that represents the specified key identifier clause. This parameter is passed uninitialized.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true when a security token can be retrieved for the specified key identifier clause; otherwise, false.


keyIdentifierClause is null.

The TryResolveToken and ResolveToken methods differ in what happens when the key identifier clause cannot be resolved to a security token. The TryResolveToken method returns false, whereas the ResolveToken method throws an exception.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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