Saml2SecurityTokenHandler.ReadAuthenticationContext Method (XmlReader)

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Reads the <saml:AuthnContext> element.

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

protected virtual Saml2AuthenticationContext ReadAuthenticationContext(
	XmlReader reader
)

Parameters

reader
Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

An XmlReader positioned at the element to read.

Return Value

Type: System.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2AuthenticationContext

A Saml2AuthenticationContext that represents the AuthnContext element that is read.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

reader is null.

The default implementation does not handle the optional <saml:AuthnContextDecl> element. To handle by-value authentication context declarations, override this method.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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