ClaimsIdentity.NameClaimType 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 claim type to be used to determine the Name property.

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


Dim instance As ClaimsIdentity
Dim value As String

value = instance.NameClaimType

instance.NameClaimType = value


Public Property NameClaimType As String
public string NameClaimType { get; set; }
virtual property String^ NameClaimType {
    String^ get () sealed;
    void set (String^ value) sealed;
/** @property */
public final String get_NameClaimType ()

/** @property */
public final void set_NameClaimType (String value)
public final function get NameClaimType () : String

public final function set NameClaimType (value : String)

Property Value

The claim type to be used to determine the name of this identity. The default is ClaimTypes.Name.


The NameClaimType property specifies the claim type that is used to provide the name of this identity. The name is accessed through the Name property.

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


ClaimsIdentity Class
ClaimsIdentity Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Claims Namespace

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