Saml2Assertion.IssueInstant 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 or sets the time instant of issue in UTC. [Saml2Core, 2.3.3]

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim instance As Saml2Assertion
Dim value As DateTime

value = instance.IssueInstant

instance.IssueInstant = value


Public Property IssueInstant As DateTime
public DateTime IssueInstant { get; set; }
property DateTime IssueInstant {
    DateTime get ();
    void set (DateTime value);
/** @property */
public DateTime get_IssueInstant ()

/** @property */
public void set_IssueInstant (DateTime value)
public function get IssueInstant () : DateTime

public function set IssueInstant (value : DateTime)

Property Value

A DateTime that represents the time at which this assertion was issued in UTC. The default is System.DateTime.UtcNow.


The IssueInstant attribute. This attribute is required.

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


Saml2Assertion Class
Saml2Assertion Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2 Namespace

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