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SecurityTokenSerializer.CanReadKeyIdentifier Method

Determines whether this serializer can read the <KeyIdentifier> element referred to by the specified XML reader.

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

public bool CanReadKeyIdentifier(
	XmlReader reader


Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

An XmlReader to read the key identifier.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true when the specified <KeyIdentifier> XML element can be read; otherwise, false.


reader is null.

Classes that derive from the SecurityTokenSerializer class must override the CanReadKeyIdentifierCore(XmlReader) method. The CanReadKeyIdentifier(XmlReader) method calls the CanReadKeyIdentifierCore method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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