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SamlSecurityTokenHandler.GetEncryptingCredentials Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Gets the token encrypting credentials. Override this method to change the token encrypting credentials.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)
protected virtual EncryptingCredentials GetEncryptingCredentials(
	SecurityTokenDescriptor tokenDescriptor


Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityTokenDescriptor

Retrieves some scope encrypting credentials from the Scope object.

Return Value

Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.EncryptingCredentials
An EncryptingCredentials that represents the token encrypting credentials.

tokenDescriptor is null.


The encrypting credentials retrieved from the token descriptor are asymmetric.

The default implementation retrieves the encrypting credentials from the EncryptingCredentials property of the tokenDescriptor.

.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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