ContextItem Class

[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.]

Represents the auth:ContextItem element defined in the authorization extensions to WS-Trust. These extensions are defined in the WS-Federation specification.

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


Dim instance As ContextItem


Public Class ContextItem
public class ContextItem
public ref class ContextItem
public class ContextItem
public class ContextItem


The auth:ContextItem element is a subelement of the auth:AdditionalContext element that is represented by the AdditionalContext class.

For more information about the element that this class represents, see the WS-Federation specification. You can find links to this specification and other WS-* specifications relevant to WIF in the Windows Identity Foundation SDK topic.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


ContextItem Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.SecurityTokenService Namespace
AdditionalContext Class

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