Saml2Conditions.NotBefore 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 earliest time instant at which the assertion is valid. [Saml2Core, 2.5.1]

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


Dim instance As Saml2Conditions
Dim value As Nullable(Of DateTime)

value = instance.NotBefore

instance.NotBefore = value


Public Property NotBefore As Nullable(Of DateTime)
public Nullable<DateTime> NotBefore { get; set; }
property Nullable<DateTime> NotBefore {
    Nullable<DateTime> get ();
    void set (Nullable<DateTime> value);
/** @property */
public Nullable<DateTime> get_NotBefore ()

/** @property */
public void set_NotBefore (Nullable<DateTime> value)
public function get NotBefore () : Nullable<DateTime>

public function set NotBefore (value : Nullable<DateTime>)

Property Value

A nullable DateTime that contains the time instant in UTC. A null value indicates that the attribute is not present.


Exception type Condition

The NotOnOrAfter property is not null and an attempt to set a value that occurs on or after the time instant specified by the NotOnOrAfter property occurs.


The NotBefore attribute.

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


Saml2Conditions Class
Saml2Conditions Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2 Namespace

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