IssuerNameRegistry.GetWindowsIssuerName 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.]

Returns the default issuer name to be used for Windows claims.

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


Dim instance As IssuerNameRegistry
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = instance.GetWindowsIssuerName


Public Overridable Function GetWindowsIssuerName As String
public virtual string GetWindowsIssuerName ()
virtual String^ GetWindowsIssuerName ()
public String GetWindowsIssuerName ()
public function GetWindowsIssuerName () : String

Return Value

A string that contains the issuer name.


The default implementation returns DefaultIssuer.

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


IssuerNameRegistry Class
IssuerNameRegistry Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Namespace

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