RequestSecurityToken.ActAs 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 security token for the identity that the requestor is attempting to act as.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSTrust
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim instance As RequestSecurityToken
Dim value As SecurityTokenElement

value = instance.ActAs

instance.ActAs = value


Public Property ActAs As SecurityTokenElement
public SecurityTokenElement ActAs { get; set; }
property SecurityTokenElement^ ActAs {
    SecurityTokenElement^ get ();
    void set (SecurityTokenElement^ value);
/** @property */
public SecurityTokenElement get_ActAs ()

/** @property */
public void set_ActAs (SecurityTokenElement value)
public function get ActAs () : SecurityTokenElement

public function set ActAs (value : SecurityTokenElement)

Property Value

A SecurityTokenElement that represents the identity the requestor is attempting to act as. Can be null.


Represents the contents of the wst:ActAs element. This optional element supports delegation scenarios and indicates that the requestor is making the request to act as another identity. This element is introduced in WS-Trust 1.4. This property is null in requests that don’t involve delegation.

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


RequestSecurityToken Class
RequestSecurityToken Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSTrust Namespace

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