Saml11SecurityTokenHandler.CreateAssertion 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.]

Override this method to customize the parameters to create a SamlAssertion.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml11
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim issuer As String
Dim conditions As SamlConditions
Dim advice As SamlAdvice
Dim statements As IEnumerable(Of SamlStatement)
Dim returnValue As SamlAssertion

returnValue = Me.CreateAssertion(issuer, conditions, advice, statements)


Protected Overridable Function CreateAssertion ( _
    issuer As String, _
    conditions As SamlConditions, _
    advice As SamlAdvice, _
    statements As IEnumerable(Of SamlStatement) _
) As SamlAssertion
protected virtual SamlAssertion CreateAssertion (
    string issuer,
    SamlConditions conditions,
    SamlAdvice advice,
    IEnumerable<SamlStatement> statements
virtual SamlAssertion^ CreateAssertion (
    String^ issuer, 
    SamlConditions^ conditions, 
    SamlAdvice^ advice, 
    IEnumerable<SamlStatement^>^ statements
protected SamlAssertion CreateAssertion (
    String issuer, 
    SamlConditions conditions, 
    SamlAdvice advice, 
    IEnumerable<SamlStatement> statements
protected function CreateAssertion (
    issuer : String, 
    conditions : SamlConditions, 
    advice : SamlAdvice, 
    statements : IEnumerable<SamlStatement>
) : SamlAssertion


  • issuer
    The Issuer of the Assertion.
  • conditions
    The SamlConditions to add.
  • advice
    The SamlAdvice to add.
  • statements
    The SamlStatements to add.

Return Value

A SamlAssertion.


A unique random id is created for the assertion IssueInstance is set to DateTime.UtcNow.

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


Saml11SecurityTokenHandler Class
Saml11SecurityTokenHandler Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens.Saml11 Namespace

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