WSFederationAuthenticationElement.Issuer Property

[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.]

Gets the issuer parameter configuration setting.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Web.Configuration
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim instance As WSFederationAuthenticationElement
Dim value As String

value = instance.Issuer


<ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("issuer", IsRequired:=True)> _
Public ReadOnly Property Issuer As String
[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("issuer", IsRequired=true)] 
public string Issuer { get; }
[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute(L"issuer", IsRequired=true)] 
property String^ Issuer {
    String^ get ();
/** @property */
public String get_Issuer ()
public function get Issuer () : String

Property Value

A string that contains the URL of the STS to which the caller is redirected for authentication.


This property configures the WSFederationAuthenticationModule.Issuer property. This is a required property.

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


WSFederationAuthenticationElement Class
WSFederationAuthenticationElement Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Web.Configuration Namespace

Copyright © 2008 by Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.