Saml2SecurityTokenHandler.WriteNameID Method

[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.]

Writes the <saml:NameID> element.

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


Dim writer As XmlWriter
Dim data As Saml2NameIdentifier

Me.WriteNameID(writer, data)


Protected Overridable Sub WriteNameID ( _
    writer As XmlWriter, _
    data As Saml2NameIdentifier _
protected virtual void WriteNameID (
    XmlWriter writer,
    Saml2NameIdentifier data
virtual void WriteNameID (
    XmlWriter^ writer, 
    Saml2NameIdentifier^ data
protected void WriteNameID (
    XmlWriter writer, 
    Saml2NameIdentifier data
protected function WriteNameID (
    writer : XmlWriter, 
    data : Saml2NameIdentifier



Exception type Condition

data is null.


writer is null.


The Saml2NameIdentifier encrypting credentials must have a Symmetric Key specified.

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


Saml2SecurityTokenHandler Class
Saml2SecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml2 Namespace

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