SecurityTokenRequirement Class

Specifies security token requirements.

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

public class SecurityTokenRequirement

Application code typically does not need to use the SecurityTokenRequirement class, unless a custom security token, security token manager, security token provider, or security token authenticator are created. The SecurityTokenRequirement class is used by a security token manager to specify what is required of a security token, such as the key size, key type, and how the key can be used. When a security token can be identified that matches the specified criteria, a SecurityTokenProvider and SecurityTokenAuthenticator can be obtained to provide security tokens for outgoing SOAP messages and to authenticate security tokens for incoming SOAP messages, respectively. For example, the default security token manager for outgoing SOAP messages has the CreateSecurityTokenProvider(SecurityTokenRequirement) method that takes a SecurityTokenRequirement parameter that can be called to obtain a security token provider that matches the criteria specified in the security token requirement.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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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