Saml11SecurityTokenHandler.ProcessAuthenticationStatement Method

[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

Override this virtual to provide custom processing of the SamlAuthenticationStatement. By default it adds authentication type and instant to each claim.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml11
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim samlStatement As SamlAuthenticationStatement
Dim subject As IClaimsIdentity
Dim issuer As String

Me.ProcessAuthenticationStatement(samlStatement, subject, issuer)


Protected Overridable Sub ProcessAuthenticationStatement ( _
    samlStatement As SamlAuthenticationStatement, _
    subject As IClaimsIdentity, _
    issuer As String _
protected virtual void ProcessAuthenticationStatement (
    SamlAuthenticationStatement samlStatement,
    IClaimsIdentity subject,
    string issuer
virtual void ProcessAuthenticationStatement (
    SamlAuthenticationStatement^ samlStatement, 
    IClaimsIdentity^ subject, 
    String^ issuer
protected void ProcessAuthenticationStatement (
    SamlAuthenticationStatement samlStatement, 
    IClaimsIdentity subject, 
    String issuer
protected function ProcessAuthenticationStatement (
    samlStatement : SamlAuthenticationStatement, 
    subject : IClaimsIdentity, 
    issuer : String


  • samlStatement
    The SamlAuthenticationStatement to process
  • subject
    The identity that should be modified to reflect the statement
  • issuer
    issuer Identity.


Exception type Condition

The parameter 'samlSubject' or 'subject' is null.

Thread Safety

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


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


Saml11SecurityTokenHandler Class
Saml11SecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml11 Namespace

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