ClaimsPrincipal Constructor (IEnumerable)

[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 ClaimsPrincipal class from the specified collection of claims-based identities.

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


Dim identities As IEnumerable(Of IClaimsIdentity)

Dim instance As New ClaimsPrincipal(identities)


Public Sub New ( _
    identities As IEnumerable(Of IClaimsIdentity) _
public ClaimsPrincipal (
    IEnumerable<IClaimsIdentity> identities
ClaimsPrincipal (
    IEnumerable<IClaimsIdentity^>^ identities
public ClaimsPrincipal (
    IEnumerable<IClaimsIdentity> identities
public function ClaimsPrincipal (
    identities : IEnumerable<IClaimsIdentity>


  • identities
    A collection of IClaimsIdentity objects that represent the subjects in the principal.


Exception type Condition

identities is null.



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


ClaimsPrincipal Class
ClaimsPrincipal Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Claims Namespace

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