SecurityTokenAuthenticator.CanValidateTokenCore Method

When overridden in a derived class, gets a value indicating whether the specified security token can be validated by this security token authenticator.

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

protected abstract bool CanValidateTokenCore(
	SecurityToken token


Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityToken

The SecurityToken to be validated.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true when token can be validated; otherwise, false.

The CanValidateTokenCore method is called by the CanValidateToken method to determine whether this security token authenticator can authenticate the security token type for token. This does not authenticate the security token; that is performed by the ValidateToken method.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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