MetadataBase Class

[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.]

Defines the Saml metadata base class.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSFederation.Metadata
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)

Usage

'Usage
Dim instance As MetadataBase

Syntax

'Declaration
Public MustInherit Class MetadataBase
public abstract class MetadataBase
public ref class MetadataBase abstract
public abstract class MetadataBase
public abstract class MetadataBase

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSFederation.Metadata.MetadataBase
     Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSFederation.Metadata.EntitiesDescriptor
     Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSFederation.Metadata.EntityDescriptor

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.

Platforms

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

Reference

MetadataBase Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSFederation.Metadata Namespace

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