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SecurityTokenVersion Class

Represents the specifications, such as the WS-*specifications, that security tokens are defined in.

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

public abstract class SecurityTokenVersion

Use the SecurityTokenVersion class to determine which version of the WS-* specifications that security tokens confirm to in a SOAP message.

Use the CreateSecurityTokenSerializer(SecurityTokenVersion) method to create a SecurityTokenSerializer that is capable of serializing and deserializing security tokens according to the set of specifications that are associated with a class deriving from the SecurityTokenVersion class.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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