Saml2Attribute.NameFormat 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 a URI that represents the classification of the attribute name for the purposes of interpreting the name. [Saml2Core,]

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


Dim instance As Saml2Attribute
Dim value As Uri

value = instance.NameFormat

instance.NameFormat = value


Public Property NameFormat As Uri
public Uri NameFormat { get; set; }
property Uri^ NameFormat {
    Uri^ get ();
    void set (Uri^ value);
/** @property */
public Uri get_NameFormat ()

/** @property */
public void set_NameFormat (Uri value)
public function get NameFormat () : Uri

public function set NameFormat (value : Uri)

Property Value

A Uri that represents the classification.


Exception type Condition

An attempt to set a value that is not null and is not an absolute URI occurs.


The NameFormat attribute. The property can be set to one of the values.

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


Saml2Attribute Class
Saml2Attribute Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2 Namespace

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