X509SecurityTokenProvider Constructor (StoreLocation, StoreName, X509FindType, Object)

Initializes a new instance of the X509SecurityTokenProvider class by getting an X.509 certificate from the specified certificate store criteria.

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

public X509SecurityTokenProvider(
	StoreLocation storeLocation,
	StoreName storeName,
	X509FindType findType,
	Object findValue


Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.StoreLocation

One of the StoreLocation values that specifies the certificate store location.

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.StoreName

One of the StoreName values that specifies the certificate store name.

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509FindType

One of theX509FindType values that specifies how to search the certificate store.

Type: System.Object

The value used to find the X.509 certificate in the certificate store.


findValue is null.


No certificates match the specified criteria.


More than one certificate matches the specified criteria.

The GetTokenCore method gets a security token based on the certificate that matches the specified certificate store criteria.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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