SessionAuthenticationModule.ReadSessionTokenFromCookie Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Reads a SessionSecurityToken from the specified session cookie.

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

public SessionSecurityToken ReadSessionTokenFromCookie(
	byte[] sessionCookie


Type: System.Byte[]

The cookie, in raw form, that contains the session token.

Return Value

Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SessionSecurityToken
The session token that was read from the cookie.


There is not a valid session token handler configured. (There is no SessionSecurityTokenHandler configured in the SecurityTokenHandlers property.)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5

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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