SecurityTokenHandler.CanReadToken Method (String)

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Returns a value that indicates whether the specified string can be deserialized as a token of the type processed by this instance.

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

public virtual bool CanReadToken(
	string tokenString


Type: System.String

The token string to read.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the SecurityTokenHandler.ReadToken method can read the element; otherwise, false. The default is false.

The default implementation always returns false.

If you override this method, you must also override the SecurityTokenHandler.ReadToken method to provide the logic to deserialize the token.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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