SecurityTokenService.GetIssuerName 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.]

Gets the name of the security token service (STS).

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


Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = Me.GetIssuerName


Protected Overridable Function GetIssuerName As String
protected virtual string GetIssuerName ()
virtual String^ GetIssuerName ()
protected String GetIssuerName ()
protected function GetIssuerName () : String

Return Value

The issuer name.


This method is called from the default token issuance pipeline implemented in the Issue method. For more information about the token issuance pipeline, see the Claims Issuance Pipeline topic.

The default implementation returns the TokenIssuerName property from configuration accessed through the SecurityTokenServiceConfiguration 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


SecurityTokenService Class
SecurityTokenService Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.SecurityTokenService Namespace

Other Resources

Claims Issuance Pipeline

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