SecurityTokenDescriptor.AddAuthenticationClaims Method (String, DateTime)

[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.]

Adds Claims for the authentication type and the authentication instant to the claim collection of the SecurityTokenDescriptor

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


Dim instance As SecurityTokenDescriptor
Dim authType As String
Dim time As DateTime

instance.AddAuthenticationClaims(authType, time)


Public Sub AddAuthenticationClaims ( _
    authType As String, _
    time As DateTime _
public void AddAuthenticationClaims (
    string authType,
    DateTime time
void AddAuthenticationClaims (
    String^ authType, 
    DateTime time
public void AddAuthenticationClaims (
    String authType, 
    DateTime time
public function AddAuthenticationClaims (
    authType : String, 
    time : DateTime


  • authType
    Specifies the authentication type
  • time
    Specifies the authentication instant in UTC. If the input is not in UTC, it is converted to UTC.

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


SecurityTokenDescriptor Class
SecurityTokenDescriptor Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens Namespace

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