GetToken Method (CardSpacePolicyElement[], SecurityTokenSerializer)
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CardSpaceSelector.GetToken Method (CardSpacePolicyElement[], SecurityTokenSerializer)

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

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

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


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 a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


policyChain is zero length.


tokenSerializer is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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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