GenericXmlSecurityKeyIdentifierClause.Matches Method (SecurityKeyIdentifierClause)

.NET Framework (current version)

Returns a value that indicates whether specified key identifier clause matches the current instance.

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

public override bool Matches(
	SecurityKeyIdentifierClause keyIdentifierClause


Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityKeyIdentifierClause

The key identifier clause to which to compare current instance.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the specified key identifier clause matches the current instance; otherwise, false.

For the match to succeed, the specified key identifier clause must be assignable from GenericXmlSecurityKeyIdentifierClause and its markup (XML) must match that of this instance. (The OuterXml property of the element specified by the ReferenceXml property is compared for the two instances.)

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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