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Saml2SecurityTokenHandler.CreateToken Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Creates a security token based on a token descriptor.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)
abstract CreateToken : 
        tokenDescriptor:SecurityTokenDescriptor -> SecurityToken  
override CreateToken : 
        tokenDescriptor:SecurityTokenDescriptor -> SecurityToken


Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityTokenDescriptor

The token descriptor from which to create the security token.

Return Value

Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityToken
A SecurityToken that represents the SAML 2.0 security token. (The token returned is actually an instance of Saml2SecurityToken.)

tokenDescriptor is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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