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ClientCredentials.GetInfoCardSecurityToken Method

Generates and returns a security token using the "InfoCard" system and the specified policy chain and token serializer.

Namespace: System.ServiceModel.Description
Assembly: System.ServiceModel (in system.servicemodel.dll)

protected internal virtual SecurityToken GetInfoCardSecurityToken (
	bool requiresInfoCard,
	CardSpacePolicyElement[] chain,
	SecurityTokenSerializer tokenSerializer
protected SecurityToken GetInfoCardSecurityToken (
	boolean requiresInfoCard, 
	CardSpacePolicyElement[] chain, 
	SecurityTokenSerializer tokenSerializer
protected internal function GetInfoCardSecurityToken (
	requiresInfoCard : boolean, 
	chain : CardSpacePolicyElement[], 
	tokenSerializer : SecurityTokenSerializer
) : SecurityToken
Not applicable.



A true or false value that determines whether "InfoCard" is required.


An array of CardSpacePolicyElement that describes the federated security chain that the client requires a final token to unwind.


A SecurityTokenSerializer that can read a KeyInfo clause.

Return Value

A GenericXmlSecurityToken that represents the generated security token. Returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if requiresInfoCard is false.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0