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IFederationServer.LsRequestSecurityToken Method

Returns a security token when given a user's credentials. This method is used when the Logon Server is not co-located and has collected credentials using either a form or basic authentication.

Namespace: System.Web.Security.SingleSignOn
Assembly: System.Web.Security.SingleSignOn (in system.web.security.singlesignon.dll)



The type of credentials specified in credentials.


The user credentials in the format appropriate for instantiating the CredentialFields NameValueCollection object in the ClientCredentialInfo object.


Specifies the exact account store that the Federation Server should use to attempt to authenticate the client. If this parameter is null then the Federation Server will attempt to authenticate the client against account stores in the order specified by the FS trust policy.


The cookie obtained from the client.


The name of the target realm for which the security token is being requested. This may be either a federation partner or a resource web server.


The result of processing the request.

Development Platforms

Target Platforms

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows XP
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