SecurityTokenSerializer.CanReadKeyIdentifierClause Method (XmlReader)


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.

Exception Condition

reader is null.

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

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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