Represents a security token manager that specifies how security tokens are provided, authenticated, and serialized.
Assembly: System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|CreateSecurityTokenAuthenticator||Gets a security token authenticator that meets the specified security token requirements.|
|CreateSecurityTokenProvider||Gets a security token provider that meets the specified security token requirements.|
|CreateSecurityTokenSerializer||Gets an XML serializer that can serialize security tokens in the specified version of the WS-* specifications.|
|Equals(Object)||Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetHashCode||Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
Use the class when you need a custom security token, security token authenticator, or security token provider. Use a custom security token to handle credentials that WCF does not support. Use a custom security token authenticator when the authentication methods WCF provides are not sufficient. A class returns a security token authenticator in the CreateSecurityTokenAuthenticator(SecurityTokenRequirement, SecurityTokenResolver) method. A security token provider provides security tokens for outgoing SOAP messages. A class returns a security token provider in the CreateSecurityTokenProvider(SecurityTokenRequirement) method.
For more information about using custom security token authenticators and security token providers, see Custom Credential and Credential Validation. For more information about creating a custom security token, see How to: Create a Custom Token.