AuthenticationContext.AcquireTokenSilent Method (String, String)


Applies to: Version: 2.19.208020213, Platform: .NET Desktop.

Acquires security token without asking for user credential.

Namespace:   Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory
Assembly:  Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.dll)

public AuthenticationResult AcquireTokenSilent(
	string resource,
	string clientId


Type: System.String

Identifier of the target resource that is the recipient of the requested token.

Type: System.String

Identifier of the client requesting the token.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.AuthenticationResult

It contains Access Token, Refresh Token and the Access Token's expiration time. If acquiring token without user credential is not possible, the method throws AdalException.

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