Saml2SecurityTokenHandler.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.]

Creates claims from a SAML 2.0 authentication statement and adds them to the specified subject.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim statement As Saml2AuthenticationStatement
Dim subject As IClaimsIdentity
Dim issuer As String

Me.ProcessAuthenticationStatement(statement, subject, issuer)


Protected Overridable Sub ProcessAuthenticationStatement ( _
    statement As Saml2AuthenticationStatement, _
    subject As IClaimsIdentity, _
    issuer As String _
protected virtual void ProcessAuthenticationStatement (
    Saml2AuthenticationStatement statement,
    IClaimsIdentity subject,
    string issuer
virtual void ProcessAuthenticationStatement (
    Saml2AuthenticationStatement^ statement, 
    IClaimsIdentity^ subject, 
    String^ issuer
protected void ProcessAuthenticationStatement (
    Saml2AuthenticationStatement statement, 
    IClaimsIdentity subject, 
    String issuer
protected function ProcessAuthenticationStatement (
    statement : Saml2AuthenticationStatement, 
    subject : IClaimsIdentity, 
    issuer : String


  • subject
    The subject to which the claims are added.
  • issuer
    The issuer.


Exception type Condition

statement is null.


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


Saml2SecurityTokenHandler Class
Saml2SecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2 Namespace

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