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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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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