ClaimsIdentity Constructor (String, String, String)

[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.]

Initializes a new instance of the ClaimsIdentity class with no claims and the specified authentication type, name claim type, and role claim type.

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


Dim authenticationType As String
Dim nameClaimType As String
Dim roleClaimType As String

Dim instance As New ClaimsIdentity(authenticationType, nameClaimType, roleClaimType)


Public Sub New ( _
    authenticationType As String, _
    nameClaimType As String, _
    roleClaimType As String _
public ClaimsIdentity (
    string authenticationType,
    string nameClaimType,
    string roleClaimType
ClaimsIdentity (
    String^ authenticationType, 
    String^ nameClaimType, 
    String^ roleClaimType
public ClaimsIdentity (
    String authenticationType, 
    String nameClaimType, 
    String roleClaimType
public function ClaimsIdentity (
    authenticationType : String, 
    nameClaimType : String, 
    roleClaimType : String


  • authenticationType
    The type of authentication used.
  • nameClaimType
    The claim type to use with the Name property.


Exception type Condition



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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