Saml11SecurityTokenHandler.WriteAttributeValue 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.]

Writes the saml:Attribute value.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml11
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim writer As XmlWriter
Dim value As String
Dim attribute As SamlAttribute

Me.WriteAttributeValue(writer, value, attribute)


Protected Overridable Sub WriteAttributeValue ( _
    writer As XmlWriter, _
    value As String, _
    attribute As SamlAttribute _
protected virtual void WriteAttributeValue (
    XmlWriter writer,
    string value,
    SamlAttribute attribute
virtual void WriteAttributeValue (
    XmlWriter^ writer, 
    String^ value, 
    SamlAttribute^ attribute
protected void WriteAttributeValue (
    XmlWriter writer, 
    String value, 
    SamlAttribute attribute
protected function WriteAttributeValue (
    writer : XmlWriter, 
    value : String, 
    attribute : SamlAttribute


  • writer
    XmlWriter to which to write.
  • value
    Attribute value to be written.
  • attribute
    The SAML attribute whose value is being written.


Exception type Condition

The input parameter 'writer' is null.


By default the method writes the value as a string.

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


Saml11SecurityTokenHandler Class
Saml11SecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml11 Namespace

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