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SecurityTokenParameters.RequireDerivedKeys Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether keys can be derived from the original proof keys.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Security.Tokens
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public bool RequireDerivedKeys { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if keys need to be derived from the token's key; otherwise, false. The default is true.

WCF needs to derive keys from the token's key when performing signature and encryption using the token.

Derived keys originate in Secure Conversations where there is a shared security context so that the same security can be applied across all messages in the conversation. A security context token involves a shared secret, which is used for message signing and encryption. The shared secret is used to create derived keys. To maintain a high level of security through a lengthy conversation, new derived keys can be created periodically.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 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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