SecurityTokenSerializer.CanReadKeyIdentifier Method (XmlReader)


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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.

Exception Condition

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
Available since 3.0
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