SessionSecurityTokenCookieSerializer.WriteIdentity 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.]

Writes a single IClaimsIdentity using a XmlDictionaryWriter.

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


Dim dictionaryWriter As XmlDictionaryWriter
Dim dictionary As SessionDictionary
Dim identity As IClaimsIdentity

Me.WriteIdentity(dictionaryWriter, dictionary, identity)


Protected Overridable Sub WriteIdentity ( _
    dictionaryWriter As XmlDictionaryWriter, _
    dictionary As SessionDictionary, _
    identity As IClaimsIdentity _
protected virtual void WriteIdentity (
    XmlDictionaryWriter dictionaryWriter,
    SessionDictionary dictionary,
    IClaimsIdentity identity
virtual void WriteIdentity (
    XmlDictionaryWriter^ dictionaryWriter, 
    SessionDictionary^ dictionary, 
    IClaimsIdentity^ identity
protected void WriteIdentity (
    XmlDictionaryWriter dictionaryWriter, 
    SessionDictionary dictionary, 
    IClaimsIdentity identity
protected function WriteIdentity (
    dictionaryWriter : XmlDictionaryWriter, 
    dictionary : SessionDictionary, 
    identity : IClaimsIdentity


  • dictionaryWriter
    XmlDictionaryWriter to write to.
  • dictionary
    SessionDictionary to provide dictionary strings.
  • identity
    IClaimsIdentiy to write.


Exception type Condition

The input argument 'dictionaryWriter', 'dictionary' or 'identity' 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


SessionSecurityTokenCookieSerializer Class
SessionSecurityTokenCookieSerializer Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Namespace

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