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CardSpaceSelector.GetToken Method (CardSpacePolicyElement[], SecurityTokenSerializer)

Generates a security token using the system and the specified policy chain and token serializer.

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

public static GenericXmlSecurityToken GetToken(
	CardSpacePolicyElement[] policyChain,
	SecurityTokenSerializer tokenSerializer


Type: System.IdentityModel.Selectors.CardSpacePolicyElement[]
An array of CardSpacePolicyElement that describes the federated security chain that the client requires a final token to unwind.
Type: System.IdentityModel.Selectors.SecurityTokenSerializer
A SecurityTokenSerializer that can read a KeyInfo clause.

Return Value

Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.GenericXmlSecurityToken
A GenericXmlSecurityToken that represents the generated security token.


policyChain is null.


policyChain is zero length.


tokenSerializer is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.