Saml2AuthenticationContext.ClassReference 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 URI reference that identifies an authentication context class that describes the authentication context declaration that follows. [Saml2Core,]

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


Dim instance As Saml2AuthenticationContext
Dim value As Uri

value = instance.ClassReference

instance.ClassReference = value


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

/** @property */
public void set_ClassReference (Uri value)
public function get ClassReference () : Uri

public function set ClassReference (value : Uri)

Property Value

A Uri that identifies the context class.


Exception type Condition

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


The ClassReference element. This can be one of URI constants defined in the AuthenticationContextClasses class.

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


Saml2AuthenticationContext Class
Saml2AuthenticationContext Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2 Namespace

Copyright © 2008 by Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.