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Saml2SecurityToken.ValidFrom Property

.NET Framework 4.5

Gets the first instant in time at which this security token is valid.

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

public override DateTime ValidFrom { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.DateTime
A DateTime that represents the first instant in time at which this security token is valid.

Use the ValidFrom and ValidTo properties to determine the time period in which a Saml2SecurityToken token is valid. The ValidFrom and ValidTo properties represent the first and last instants in time in which the security token is valid, respectively.

By default, a 5-minute clock skew is allowed between the sender and receiver of the security token. So, if the NotBefore property is set to 1:00 PM, then the ValidFrom property is set to 12:55 PM.

When the ValidFrom property is set to MinValue, then the SAML assertion associated with this Saml2SecurityToken security token does not have any conditions set.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5

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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