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SecurityTokenSerializer.CanReadKeyIdentifierClause Method

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

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

public bool CanReadKeyIdentifierClause(
	XmlReader reader


Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

An XmlReader to read the key identifier clause.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true when the specified key identifier clause can be read; otherwise, false.


reader is null.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0