X509SecurityToken Class

Represents an X.509v3 security token. An X509SecurityToken can be used to sign, encrypt, and pass security credentials in a SOAP message.

Namespace: Microsoft.Web.Services3.Security.Tokens
Assembly: Microsoft.Web.Services3 (in microsoft.web.services3.dll)

Dim certificate As X509Certificate2
Dim x509SecurityToken1 As New X509SecurityToken(certificate)

public sealed class X509SecurityToken : BinarySecurityToken
public final class X509SecurityToken extends BinarySecurityToken
public class X509SecurityToken extends BinarySecurityToken

An X509SecurityToken contains a single X.509 certificate.

When the WSE parses an incoming message and encounters an X509SecurityToken , the signature that is created by this token (if one exists) is verified, or a SoapHeaderException is thrown.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Target Platforms